Nieman Foundation at Harvard
What do we want? Unbiased reporting! When do we want it? During protests!
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Dec. 17, 2009, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Facebook’s changing demographics, Pandora adding 600k users per week, Time-lapse video of big day on

A study finds around 70% of newspaper Twitter feeds are updated manually. via @chanders »

Time-lapse videos show the flow of traffic to on the day of Michael Jackson’s death »

Online music service Pandora is adding 600,000 new registered users per week. And it’s making money. »

Is “top and to the left” the new “above the fold”? Google’s Browser Size tool suggests that’s the case. »

A Facebook study finds 11% of U.S. users are African-American, 9% are Latino, 6% are Asian. »

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What do we want? Unbiased reporting! When do we want it? During protests!
Not all protests get treated equally. Stories about women’s marches and anti-Trump protests give more voice to the protesters than those about Black Lives Matter and other anti-racism protests.
Instagram is busy fact-checking memes and rainbow hills while leaving political lies alone
Plus: Emphasizing a publisher’s name on social doesn’t seem to impact readers’ misinfo radar much one way or the other.
Is this video “missing context,” “transformed,” or “edited”? This effort wants to standardize how we categorize visual misinformation
MediaReview wants to turn the mishmash vocabulary around manipulated photos and video into something structured.