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When journalists factcheck politicians (or don’t), how to flag bad behavior on social media, and getting past slactivism: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Plus: the latest in government surveillance, studies on online anonymity and campaign journalism, and the rest of the week’s future-of-news news.
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Plus: The death of Helen Thomas, James Risen and the shield law, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech must-reads.
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The Engaging News Project want to know if that and other small cues and prompts can encourage people to seek points of view different from their own.
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Plus: The New York Times Co. tries to sell The Boston Globe, more corporate hacking victims and clues, and the rest of this week’s news.
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“Journalists have to consider how American politics has changed since modern journalism first formulated the conventions and norms for covering politics.”
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After 13 months, The New York Times this week discontinued its elections app rather than turn it into a general politics app. Here’s what they learned along the way. Adrienne LaFrance
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The NYU professor and scholar talks about his intellectual influences, how he thinks the press did in 2012, and how much of an audience there’ll be for civic-minded journalism. Joshua Benton
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Sociologist Herbert Gans argues it’s time for political reporting to stop focusing solely on the elites and experiment with new models for bottom-up journalism.
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677Designer or journalist: Who shapes the news you read in your favorite apps?
A new study looks at how engineers and designers from companies like Storify, Zite, and Google News see their work as similar — and different — from traditional journalism.
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The Guardian is making its biggest bet on memberships and events by renovating a 30,000 square foot space to host live activities in the heart of London.
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