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Here’s how The New York Times tested blockchain to help you identify faked photos on your timeline
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June 16, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Knight announces 2010’s News Challenge winners, Conde Nast preps new budget mags, Icelands passes media freedom bill

RT @knightfdn: Background story and history of Knight News Challenge contest, written by Chris Connell (pdf): »

Ibargüen: KNC is now in 4th of its 5-year plan, but “in one form or anther, we will remain committed to experimentation in the field” #fncm »

For those in Boston, for #fncm or otherwise, @hackshackers is having a meetup tomorrow night: Friendly Toast, 8p »

RT @c4fcm: Videos from the mapping and finance workshops this morning: #fncm »

Punching above its weight, nonprofit news startup Texas Tribune wins two Edward R. Murrow awards »

New site wants to move local businesses beyond display ads and communicate with their customers online »

Sausage-making, digital media edition: how Yahoo bought Associated Content »

Iceland media freedom bill passes. What will it mean for journalists around the world? »

You think 140 characters is a tough limit, try just five words. Video of the best 5-word Webby Award speeches »

Conde Nast preps two new magazines, which were incubated on a budget »

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Here’s how The New York Times tested blockchain to help you identify faked photos on your timeline
“What we saw was a tendency to accept almost all images at first glance, regardless of subject area.”
Public infrastructure isn’t just bridges and water mains: Here’s an argument for extending the concept to digital spaces
“Our solutions cannot be limited to asking these platforms to do a better job of meeting their civic obligations — we need to consider what technologies we want and need for digital media to have a productive role in democratic societies.”
This former HBO executive is trying to use dramatic techniques to highlight the injustice in criminal justice
And hopefully to make some good TV along the way. Kary Antholis’ site Crime Story uses “a much more thematic, character-driven way of exploring these stories than how traditional media might pursue.”