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“The central fear, as Eli Pariser has put it, is that ‘news-filtering algorithms narrow what we know.’ This, at least, is the theory.”
Plus: Can machine learning fix (some of) the fake news problem? And Facebook wants you to help it answer some hard questions.
“Nostalgia provides reassurance and self-gratification, but it is also intellectually and socially stultifying. It is time to move on, make sense of the present by learning from history, not by clinging to it, in order to help shape more productive futures.”
“La nostalgia, tanto en el periodismo como en la academia, no es productiva; el presente está maduro para reflexionar sobre el pasado como una vía para imaginar nuevos futuros”.
It automated live tweeting the Indian Premier League cricket games, which spanned a month and a half and involved 60 different matches and around 200 players.
The news aggregator this week launched Nuzzel Pro, which is ad-free, lets users filter stories, and use a dark mode.
“The example of France shows it is possible to curtail [misinformation] campaigns. But to do so, newsrooms need to move the discussion out of the realm of the theoretical and into the practical.”
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