Nieman Foundation at Harvard
What do we want? Unbiased reporting! When do we want it? During protests!
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May 19, 2010, 6:27 p.m.

Links on Twitter: NYT revamps politics section, AP fact check story most popular, extreme Twitter

We love Twitter. Still, we find this extreme. (via @10000Words) »

German prosecutors open criminal investigation against Google over its collection of private web data »

AP’s fact check stories are “almost uniformly the most clicked and most linked pieces they produce” »

Today’s Abramson-to-digital announcement the move’s been in the works for a while »

“Google will not get into the content business, but we can build tools for it,” Eric Schmidt »

NYT debuts revamped politics section–with great infographics–covering results of last night’s primaries »

Smartphone sales grew by 49% in the first quarter of 2010 »

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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.