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Twitter is removing precise location data on tweets — a small win for privacy but a small loss for journalists and researchers
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Archives: March 9, 2018

Plus: Digital First’s owner gets sued for alleged bad behavior, The Athletic looks to get huge, and Advance newspapers start poking at paywalls.
They’re just a few of countless names, codewords, memes, and phrases that have been blocked. Weiboscope, a project out of the University of Hong Kong, since 2011 has tracked deleted posts on Weibo, collecting a substantial dataset of the types of terms and content that triggers censors.
Plus: A big overview of all the research that we have so far.