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The election could be contested and last for weeks after Nov. 3. Here’s what experts think journalists should know.
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“Even when companies are handed misinformation on a silver platter, they fail to act.”
Christian outlets work in tandem with religious leaders, retweeting and sharing one another’s content to maintain a media ecosystem editorially independent from the secular press.
Our research found that Democrats and Republicans held genuine but different beliefs, not just about values or policies, but about basic facts.
“The more often participants had heard a statement, the more likely they were to attribute it to Consumer Reports rather than the National Enquirer.”
Gannett said it will “make its workforce as diverse as the country by 2025 and to expand the number of journalists focused on covering issues related to race and identity, social justice and equality.”
“What we can say from prior research is that these sorts of laws do, in fact, chill a broad range of public communication, and that is where the problem lies.”
This year, for the first time, NPR will make more money from underwriting on podcasts than on its radio shows.
Data voids on social networks are spreading misinformation and causing real world harm. Here are some ideas on how to fix the problem.
Plus: All misinformation is local; a very specific kind of Covid-19 misinformation in Facebook parent groups; and “religious clickbait.”