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Management of the justice-and-policing-focused news org: “It became clear that The Appeal could not continue in its current form.” Staffers: “Today we are officially announcing the worker-led effort to relaunch The Appeal.”
Local news’ bundling of hard news, soft news, and other information used to be a major selling point, but the audience now believes there are better sources elsewhere for most of it.
“Some participants even developed false memories about the fake stories they had read…’Remembering’ previously hearing a fake COVID-19 story seemed to make some people in our study more likely to act in a certain way.”
What kind of awareness quotient are we looking for? What more about climate change does anyone need to know? What else is there to say?
We found that while these laws have a chilling effect on political and media debate, they do not reduce misinformation harm.
In the transition into post-Covid life, more and more news outlets in the U.S. are opting to keep putting on some virtual events even as in-person ones return.
“In my heart, I still want to be a journalist, but my only remaining choices are Stand News and Citizen News. Yet they’re likely to be the government’s next targets.”
Google’s trying to figure out how to satisfy privacy advocates without crippling its gazillion-dollar ad business — or poking regulators around the world. Now, the company says it needs more time, and publishers should take advantage.
Imagine an advertising-free, non-commercial, not-for-profit internet, with digital archives of public service content available to everyone for an unlimited period from anywhere at any time.