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Back in 2012, the spread of outlandish conspiracy theories from social media into the mainstream was a relatively new phenomenon, and an indication of what was to come.
A well-intentioned attempt to shield the families of shooting victims “may have grave consequences for the future of the state’s transparency.”
Plus: The backlash over Instagram’s new terms of service, a new foundation to support transparency journalism, and the rest of the week’s media news.
A researcher into editing patterns on Wikipedia compares the Connecticut school shooting to other acts of mass violence to see how coverage of breaking news gets done on the site.