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Articles by Julia Angwin, The Markup

“One of the best parts about using the scientific method as a guide is that it moves us beyond the endless debates about whether journalism is ‘fair’ or ‘objective.’ Rather than focus on fairness, it’s better to focus on what you know and what you don’t know.”
“There can potentially be massive shifts, benefits, and risks in many industries, but I cannot see a scenario where this is a ‘sky is falling’ kind of issue.”
Adam Davidson: “I think we got lazy as a field, and we let Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, and, god help us, Elon Musk and their staff decide all these major journalistic questions.”
“Just as gas taxes go toward road maintenance, ad taxes should go toward journalism.”
“I think about January 6, and the fact that Brazil is a much younger democracy. I’m really worried. Everybody knows this is going to happen, because every single day [President Jair Bolsonaro] says these things.”
“In 2016, it only took six months for President Duterte to destroy our trust in existing institutions. And I’m not out of the woods. I still have to ask myself, ‘Am I going to jail or not?’ I don’t know.”