Nieman Foundation at Harvard
Two continents, two political systems — and two attempts to change how online media gets regulated
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We keep an eye out for the most interesting stories about Labby subjects: digital media, startups, the web, journalism, strategy, and more. Here’s some of what we’ve seen lately.
Mother Jones / Monika Bauerlein and Clara Jeffery / Dec 6
“The toxic combination of Facebook’s anti-democratic effect, Donald Trump’s authoritarian presidency, and the rise of a bolder class of propagandists is the story that in many ways defined this year, and will probably define the next two years too. It’s a complex tale (and an interesting one) in which Facebook is neither the only villain nor only a villain. Let’s try to unravel it.”