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“The media treating Twitter like an assignment editor is one of the fundamental errors that enabled meme warriors to play everyone.”
“Our analysis finds that the vast majority of local election officials don’t even have social media accounts beyond Facebook. And, when they do, it is likely that they are not effectively reaching their audience.”
“Compared to online audiences, partisan TV news consumers tend not to stray too far from their narrow sets of preferred news sources.”
“We strongly encourage staff to regularly delete historical tweets and other social posts.”
“We may not like them, but they have been absolutely essential in expanding our reach and building our digital business.”
Achieving a more transparent and less manipulative online media may well be the defining political battle of the 21st century.
Increasingly isolated, creators are moving to Russian platform alternatives like VK, Yandex Zen, and RuTube.
“Our finding is that there’s no relationship.”
But that could change if people tire of defending against an onslaught of misinformation.