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“The bureaucrats we interviewed said that, in some circumstances, sudden and intense news coverage did increase levels of humanitarian aid — regardless of whether or not the crisis merited it.”
“The new media continues in the ways of the old conventional media — that is, it supports patriarchy and negative portrayal of women.”
As notícias falsas parecem credíveis porque recombinam pedaços de notícias, nomes, imagens, pessoas e locais que já vimos em contextos semelhantes.
“The individuals who pay us every year are the readers who are going to count most in our world.”
The news site that uses academics as reporters and journalists as editors now boasts 19 paying member universities and is opening up posts in Atlanta (and maybe in the Bay Area).
“It’s a daily newsroom with editors, all of whom are journalists, and the reporters are all academics.”
An analysis from City University London confirms that women are poorly represented among British bylines, particularly in coverage of politics and sports and in commentary.
Missed mobile opportunities, measuring Craigslist’s impact, and bringing an open source philosophy to journalism : all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
WikiLeaks didn’t unleash the end to government secrecy some feared (or hoped for). But Julian Assange, holed up in a London embassy, is planning his next act: running for the Australian Senate.
Andrew Golis, Cyndi Stivers, David Gehring, and David Karger share some of the big ideas they’ll take away from the year. Spark Camp