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What do we want? Unbiased reporting! When do we want it? During protests!
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Jan. 27, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: The Guardian’s mega-database, display ads for Gmail, a PRX job opportunity

Google’s testing display ads in Gmail http://nie.mn/eowFKg (via @techmeme) »

Great job opportunity for Boston-area folks: @PRX is hiring a software developer http://nie.mn/fHwFu8 »

“Social networking is just a new way of talking to people, which is what reporters have always done.” http://nie.mn/gKhWMA »

Awesome: @GuardianTech puts all its data journalism into a single, massive spreadsheet http://nie.mn/hKyKSG (via @brainpicker) »

Report: Facebook will make its “sponsored stories” self-serve products for advertisers http://nie.mn/fY2t1J »

RT @caro: Very nifty RT @wellerwishes: Check out Boston.com today to see a very innovative & cutting-edge @jetblue Home Page ad takeover »

How TV news networks handled the SOTU online—a fascinating overview from media scholar @josh_braun http://nie.mn/hzxLHW »

Demand Media CEO: “The way Google defines a content farm, we are not a content farm.” http://nie.mn/hky6cs »

Localeaks offers a drop-box for anonymous tips to 1,400 US newspapers http://nie.mn/hSZGEA »

 
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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.