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Plus: Alex Stamos and Renee DiResta are launching an “observatory” for internet abuse at Stanford, and misconceptions about disinformation.
Including global potential, habit formation, and brand leverage.
“We’re not super-interested in telling a story about one Iowa county using this infrastructure. But we’re making sure our reporters know which county in Iowa to go if they’re looking for one that has particular characteristics.”
“You don’t feel like you’re trying to convince people you’re not lying.”
Several Facebook News Feed updates leading up to the 2016 U.S. election disadvantaged traditional news sources and favored less reliable information shared by your uncle. Should regulation keep the playing field static?
Content advisory: This story includes the word “blockchain.”
“What’s happened with a lot of these local [news sites] — and rightfully so — is that they’ve been really focused on building out editorial functions. But oftentimes, these news organizations aren’t started by people that have business or entrepreneurship backgrounds, so that’s been lacking in this space.”
“Everybody who’s tried hyperlocal has done it with traditional stories. This isn’t that. This is a completely different approach to connecting people with the community and engaging with them.”