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Evoking empathy or seeking solidarity: Which is preferable when covering people without homes?
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Sept. 21, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Facebook loves images, Google partners with media outlets for election-mapping, 50% of our time is Media Time

How social media have changed the game for documentary filmmaking http://j.mp/9zsKB9

Google partners with RealClearPolitics, Roll Call, and other outlets to map midterm election ratings http://nie.mn/dgg9eQ

“Like my transition to multimedia reporting, what began out of necessity is starting to have its own distinct rewards.” http://nie.mn/99epWp

Study: People spend more than half their day consuming media http://nie.mn/90xHCw

Amazing time-lapse video of @OpenStreetMap edits in Haiti http://nie.mn/asAXfD (via @digiphile)

On Facebook, posts with images get clicked 22% more often than video posts–and 54% more often than text-only posts http://nie.mn/bC0OkS

 
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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?