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In other words, the odds are pretty good — but it’s far from a lock.
Interviewing 64 U.S. political journalists, we found that many of them have come to view their outlets’ political endorsements as a liability.
“We also found systematic differences between the parties in the U.S., where Republican politicians were found to share untrustworthy websites more than nine times as often as Democratic politicians.”
“Political overconfidence can make people more defensive of factually wrong beliefs about politics…And those who believe themselves to be political experts often dismiss the guidance of real experts.”
“Our goal is to reenergize demoralized readers and listeners who’ve given up on civic involvement amid all the vein-popping vitriol.”
“Alternative media tends to negatively portray politics and so [people] might turn away from it.”
“Is this post worth your time?” (Or is it at least a picture of people hugging?)
The tests will rely on an algorithm to detect political content. It’s unclear how it will handle breaking news articles or posts from groups.
“Whenever Black people need something, whenever they need a voice or a stage or change, they come to The Shade Room.”
“I often say to the writers, ‘Write this as if it were a letter to your friend.'”