Nieman Foundation at Harvard
What do we want? Unbiased reporting! When do we want it? During protests!
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May 17, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: WaPo disputes Drudge, Google News adds a blog filter, St. Pete Times acquires a TwitPic

Copyright enforcer Righthaven finds itself on the defendant’s side of a class-action suit »

How the St. Pete Times scored rights to an amazing cellphone photo of the Endeavour launch (for $100) »

Reporters Without Borders is “very concerned” about Dorothy Parvaz (Nieman ’09), missing almost 3 weeks #freedorothy »

“Thirty independent community news sites have banded together to tell the world, in effect, ‘We are not Patch.'” »

Sort of like Google’s +1 button, Bing adds Facebook’s “Like” to search results »

MT @zseward: Google News letting users filter out “blogs” is what I feared when I wrote this in 2009: »

Who owns your tweets? »

The drumbeat continues: @dsearls asks why (most) mainstream media don’t link to sources »

Google News now allows readers to filter out press releases and blogs »

The Washington Post is disputing Drudge’s effect on its web traffic »

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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.