A test for online speech

“There will be a libel suit against pro-Trump online trolls who spread lies about a person or business, and it’ll test the laws governing online speech.”

There will be a libel suit against pro-Trump online trolls who spread lies about a person or business, and it’ll test the laws governing online speech.

David Weigel is a national political correspondent for The Washington Post.

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Juan Luis Sánchez   Your predictions are our present

Sarah Marshall   Focusing on the why of the click

Andrea Silenzi   Podcasts dive into breaking news analysis

Christopher Meighan   Unlocking a deeper mobile experience

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Caitlin Thompson   High touch, high value

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Maria Bustillos   “It’s true — I saw it on Facebook”

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S.P. Sullivan   Baking transparency into our routines

David Weigel   A test for online speech

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Tracie Powell   Building reader relationships

Bill Adair   The year of the fact-checking bot

Andrew Haeg   The year of listening

Ole Reißmann   Un-faking the news

Lam Thuy Vo   The primary source in the age of mechanical multiplication

Andy Rossback   The year of the user

Erin Pettigrew   A year of reflection in tech

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Emily Goligoski   Incorporating audience feedback at scale

Ray Soto   VR moves from experiments to immersion

Lee Glendinning   A call for great editing

Trushar Barot   API or die

Priya Ganapati   Mobile websites are ready for reinvention

Matt Waite   The people running the media are the problem

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Dan Gillmor   Fix the demand side of news too

Andrew Ramsammy   Rise of the rebel journalist

Liz Danzico   The triumph of the small

Cindy Royal   Preparing the digital educator-scholar hybrid

Dan Colarusso   Let’s make live video we can love

Annemarie Dooling   UGC as a path out of the bubble

Steve Henn   The next revolution is voice

Andrew Losowsky   Building our own communities

Dannagal G. Young   The return of the gatekeepers

Mary Meehan   Feeling blue in a red state

Robert Hernandez   History will exclude you, again

Reyhan Harmanci   Bear witness — but then what?

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Valérie Bélair-Gagnon   Truthiness in private spaces

Aja Bogdanoff   Comments start pulling their weight

Mark Armstrong   Time to pay up

Ryan McCarthy   Platforms grow up or grow more toxic

Asma Khalid   The year of the newsy podcast

Guy Raz   Inspiration and hope will matter more than ever

Nushin Rashidian   A rise in high-price, high-value subscriptions

Sam Ford   The year we talk about our awful metrics

David Skok   What lies beyond paywalls

Nathalie Malinarich   Making it easy

Felix Salmon   Headlines matter

Matt Karolian   AI improves publishing

Mike Ragsdale   A smarter information diet

Taylor Lorenz   “Selfie journalism” becomes a thing

Jeremy Barr   A terrible year for Tiers B through D

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Melody Kramer   Radically rethinking design

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Cory Haik   Navigating power in Trump’s America

Sue Schardt   Objectivity, fairness, balance, and love

Rachel Sklar   Women are going to get loud

Eric Nuzum   Podcasting stratifies into hard layers

Errin Haines   Chaos or community?

Alexis Lloyd   Public trust for private realities

Scott Dodd   Nonprofits team up for impact

Umbreen Bhatti   A sense of journalists’ humanity

P. Kim Bui   The year journalism teaches again

Adam Thomas   The coming collaboration across Europe

Burt Herman   Local news gets interesting

Kathleen Kingsbury   Print as a premium offering

Rachel Schallom   Stop flying over the flyover states

Laura E. Davis   Show your work

Ernst-Jan Pfauth   Earn trust by working for (and with) readers

Jonathan Stray   A boom in responsible conservative media

Michael Oreskes   Reversing the erosion of democracy

Mandy Velez   The audience is the source and the story

Mario García   Virtual reality on mobile leaps forward

Tim Griggs   The year we stop taking sides

Amy O'Leary   Not just covering communities, reaching them

Erin Millar   The bottom falls out of Canadian media

Emi Kolawole   From empathy to community

Joanne Lipman   The year of the drone, really

Claire Wardle   Verification takes center stage

Katie Zhu   The year of minority media

Bill Keller   A healthy skepticism about data

Mathew Ingram   The Faustian Facebook dance continues

Mary Walter-Brown   Getting comfortable asking for money

Julia Beizer   Building a coherent core identity

Hillary Frey   Forests need to burn to regrow

Elizabeth Jensen   Trust depends on the details

Carrie Brown-Smith   We won’t do enough

Jim Friedlich   A banner year for venture philanthropy

Anita Zielina   The sales funnel reaches (and changes) the newsroom

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen   News after advertising may look like news before advertising

Millie Tran   International expansion without colonial overtones

Alberto Cairo   Communicating uncertainty to our readers

Geetika Rudra   Journalism is community

Helen Havlak   Chasing mobile search results

An Xiao Mina   2017 is for the attention innovators

Richard J. Tofel   The country doesn’t trust us — but they do believe us

Ashley C. Woods   Local journalism will fight a new fight

David Chavern   Fake news gets solved

Jonathan Hunt   Measurement companies get with the times

Ken Schwencke   Disaggregation and collection

Francesco Marconi   The year of augmented writing

Libby Bawcombe   Kids board the podcast train

Amy Webb   Journalism as a service

Tim Herrera   The safe space of service journalism

Alice Antheaume   A new test for French media

Carla Zanoni   Prioritizing emotional health

Keren Goldshlager   Defining a focus, and then saying no

Swati Sharma   Failing diversity is failing journalism

Dhiya Kuriakose   The year of digital detoxing

Jon Slade   Trusted news, at a premium

Nicholas Quah   Podcasting’s coming class war

Olivia Ma   The year collaboration beats competition

Pablo Boczkowski   Fake news and the future of journalism

Ariane Bernard   Better data about your users

Corey Ford   The year of the rebelpreneur

Gabriel Snyder   The aberration of 20th-century journalism

Tressie McMillan Cottom   A path through the media’s coming legitimacy crisis

Almar Latour   Thanks, #fakenews

Rebekah Monson   Journalism is community-as-a-service

Samantha Barry   Messaging apps go mainstream

Coleen O'Lear   Back to basics

Doris Truong   Connecting with diverse perspectives

Laura Walker   Authentic voices, not fake news

Rubina Madan Fillion   Snapchat grows up

Liz McMillen   The year of deep insights

Vivian Schiller   Tested like never before