Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
Newsonomics: Nikkei’s Tsuneo Kita: “Without the FT, it wouldn’t have been possible for us to transform ourselves as we have”
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles tagged WhatsApp (50)

Also see results from other Nieman sites
They…joined them! Plus: YouTube beats Indian news organizations 65-to-1, and machines can make fake news pretty well, but it can’t detect it.
Plus: “Newsworthiness” and how politicians are fact-checked on Facebook, and the number of countries with political disinformation campaigns has more than doubled in the past two years.
Plus: Whether Americans believe climate change is caused by humans depends on how you ask the question, and WhatsApp clones are getting around some restrictions designed to limit the spread of fake news.
A look at how outlets like 263Chat, Kukurigo, Center for Innovation and Technology, and Magamba Network are distributing news via the app. WhatsApp connections comprise almost half of all internet usage in Zimbabwe.
Plus: YouTube adds fact-checks (in India), and Facebook moves to combat anti-vaxxing after receiving loads of public pressure.
More than a quarter of Kenyans and Nigerians surveyed said they had shared stories that they knew were made up.
“I don’t know where they found my phone number.”