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“The goal is to make those signals more useful and to help platforms…make better, more informed decisions about ranking and ad purchases — which we hope will help drive both promotion and financial support to quality news and away from disinformation, misinformation, and junk.”
Plus: Does all our yammering about fake news make people think real news is fake?
Warren Buffett may not have sold his newspapers, but he sure looks to be throwing in the towel.
Plus: Digital First’s owner gets sued for alleged bad behavior, The Athletic looks to get huge, and Advance newspapers start poking at paywalls.
“We’re making the kinds of judgments that we think will be noncontroversial, but still are the kind of judgments that platforms, rightly, don’t want to be making themselves.”
From “meltdown” to “roll-up” to (of course) “fake.”