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“What you hear less about the truth is that it is expensive,” publisher Cory Haik wrote in her resignation letter.
“Hi there, @facebook. This is not political content. This is journalistic content that deals with policy. There’s a difference.”
“This is a permanent process of change, but I feel a great desire for resting.”
“Necessity breeds innovation, and the government’s intervention removes that necessity for Canadian journalism.”
CrossCheck Nigeria builds on what First Draft and its partners learned about misinformation on WhatsApp from the Comprova project in Brazil.
In the BBC’s final two experimental rounds, the R&D team focused on 1) tweaking the stories based on each reader’s information needs and 2) breaking down the news into more digestible bits.
Because Civil’s token sale flopped last month, a lot of its journalists haven’t been given the compensation they were led to expect. But even if it does eventually arrive, will it be worth…anything?
Bigfoot gets a podcast. Plus: the high rise of Guy Raz, The Washington Post readies its daily show, and does podcasting really have a low barrier to entry any more?
“People have long mused about live fact-checking on television, but this marked the first in-depth study. It revealed our product could have tremendous appeal — but we need to explain it better to our users.”