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Evoking empathy or seeking solidarity: Which is preferable when covering people without homes?
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May 27, 2009, 5:39 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Eye-tracking study, Tribune’s aggregator, PolitiFact’s theme song

Eye-tracking study finds readers prefer one-column layouts over three http://tr.im/mxRy PDF: http://tr.im/mxRA »

Tribune Co. is readying a news aggregator for Chicago, and @pottsmark can’t wait to see it http://tr.im/mxI0 »

Sotomayor would be first justice “with a history of precedent-setting rulings on cyber law issues” http://tr.im/muNQ »

The Huffington Post, not yet profitable, names its first chief financial officer http://tr.im/mz1k »

Pulitzer-winning PolitiFact gets a new theme song http://tr.im/mB1w But for a site that separates fact from fiction, why so much Auto-Tune? »

 
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Evoking empathy or seeking solidarity: Which is preferable when covering people without homes?
Plus: How journalists cover global infectious disease, how audiences think news organizations should improve trust, and “news minimalists and omnivores.”
Lots of visible likes and shares on social lead people to spread more misinformation
When people saw that a questionable piece of content had been liked and shared lots of times, they were more likely to share it themselves
How much does fake coronavirus news affect people’s real-life health behavior?
And what about Trump’s hydroxychloroquine and bleach proclamations?