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Favorite by @scottros
my @axios colleague @dmccabe talks to the (previously anonymous) man who started Freedom From Facebook, David Magerman: https://t.co/AedyS5xj0L

— Scott…
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Favorite by @oliviasolon
This isn't the first time that Facebook has hired a PR firm to smear rivals or opponents. In 2011 it paid Burson-Marsteller to plant negative stories about…
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Favorite by @kenli729
Manhattan DA indicts Olivet University, Olivet trustee Andrew Lin and Christian Media CEO William Anderson for $25 million fraud in probe "arising out of…
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Favorite by @alexstamos
The mass media was completely played by the GRU and wrote the stories they wanted after the DNC and Podesta disclosures. You could argue that this was much more…
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Favorite by @cmdelaserna
Thanks to @Pevelasco and @JacksonYale for the invitation to discuss the state of press freedom. It's been great to connect with the @WorldFellows and the Yale…
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Favorite by @alexstamos
A lot of parties failed in 2016. I failed to prepare my employer for the disinformation campaign and that is on me. The government gave no assistance to the…
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Favorite by @sheeraf
We did a no surprises call with Facebook before the story was published. It’s a basic (good) journalistic practice in which you let a company or person know a…
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Favorite by @BrendanNyhan
We're outsourcing de facto public policy to the tech monopolies. Need to think hard about giving anyone this kind of power. https://t.co/lsb87Gorcv

— Brendan…
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Favorite by @kevinroose
Shorter version of this call: Facebook is starting a judicial branch to handle the overflow for its executive branch, which is also its legislative branch, also…
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Favorite by @madhulikasikka
you are my friend

— Madhulika Sikka (@madhulikasikka) November 15, 2018
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Favorite by @TimOBrien
Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg’s errors stemmed from deliberate terrible choices, not naivete or good intentions gone wrong. Via ⁦@ShiraOvide⁩…
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Favorite by @lrozen
Thread. Friend of a professional contact was having breakfast this morning, and told him some of a conversation he said he overheard Sen. Mitch McConnell having…
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Favorite by @RobHerring
(1) WE are going to file in the CNN vs White House court an Amicus Brief in favor of the White House. Acosta’s actions are stopping our people from getting…
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Favorite by @jguynn
Also, if you are CEO of a major company and you learn really bad stuff about your company by reading it in the newspaper, you have a serious problem.

— Jessica…
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Favorite by @dskok
Third question now on Definers. Why Facebook felt opposition research was a winning strategy? "I learned about this yesterday, I think you're right, this type…
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Favorite by @zeynep
The apology tour is no longer a viable strategy for Facebook. https://t.co/VFRDOI3knN

— zeynep tufekci (@zeynep) November 15, 2018
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Favorite by @RonWyden
A corporation that stoops this low in response to legitimate criticism should not be trusted with your personal information. Congress must adopt my proposal to…
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Favorite by @winterjessica
1. Stress-eat until shame of overeating eclipses shame of not writing
2. Avoid writing by thinking of ideas for next book
3. Write 1 graf and then spend rest of…
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Favorite by @alexstamos
The entire discussion around Facebook’s disclosures of what happened in 2016 is very frustrating. No exec stopped any investigations, but there were a lot of…
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Favorite by @LevineJonathan
We all knew this was the case, but I dug into some numbers to find just how big the caravan coverage drop off was after the election — it was big.

After the…
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Favorite by @kevinroose
Zuckerberg says FB is in the process of setting up a "new independent body" that users will be able to appeal content takedowns to. Sort of like the "Facebook…
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Favorite by @dseetharaman
On this $fb call & Zuckerberg addresses the NYT story off the bat. "We've certainly stumbled along the way, but to suggest we weren't interested in the…
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Facebook hired firm with ‘in-house fake news shop’ to combat PR crisis
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. Nov. 15, 2018 / 12:09 PM EST By…
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Facebook claims more progress against fake news and other ills following bombshell report
Facebook on Thursday released its latest report on the removal of harmful content from its services, one day after a bombshell report that detailed how the…
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Favorite by @jbenton
I'd pay more for 10% less news tbh

— Joshua Benton (@jbenton) November 15, 2018
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‘It all played out very suddenly’: Former <i>Globe and Mail</i> reporter on resigning over race dispute
Reporter Sunny Dhillon. Courtesy photo. Until only a few weeks ago, Sunny Dhillon was a reporter with The Globe and Mail , Canada’s national newspaper. Since…
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Hello Voice: The Implications for News
Successfully reported this slideshow. We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your…
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New York Times Update | Facebook Newsroom
Contact Us press@fb.com Featured News Portal and Portal+ Shipping Now November 7, 2018 Portal and Portal+ are new video-calling devices that make it easier to…
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How The Wall Street Journal is preparing its journalists to detect deepfakes
Artificial intelligence is fueling the next phase of misinformation. The new type of synthetic media known as deepfakes poses major challenges for newsrooms…
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Favorite by @jessiwrites
Thoughts on the Facebook piece in the NYT: (1) Sheryl comes off looking very bad in this piece for her actions, but Mark does as well, for his absence.

— Jessi…
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Favorite by @dangillmor
"Most news experiences don't respond to how people actually discover, read, and understand information." -- @axios' @DavidLawler10 at #gdacaf18. (i.e. the fact…
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Favorite by @helaineolen
Also (whispers) I've been on the Sheryl Sandberg hustle since 2013: "Sandberg asks no questions and takes no positions that would make those in power unhappy."…
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Favorite by @richarddeitsch
Facebook is the rare company that unites the left, right and center with equal disgust.

— Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) November 15, 2018
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Favorite by @arusbridger
This new initiative by @The_Corres is one of the most interesting experiments in the remaking of journalism around at the moment. Let's hope it succeeds…
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Favorite by @Pottell
The sign language interpreter doing the Brexit Agreement on BBC News is perfectly conveying the perplexing fuckery of this situation #Brexit #BrexitChaos…
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Favorite by @jbenton
"The Enterprise-Record’s staff was 45 when he started; now it’s 10 with four part-timers pitching in."

DFM gotta DFM https://t.co/7GSB7RuKvQ

— Joshua Benton…
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Online Conspiracy Groups Are a Lot Like Cults
In recent months there’s been an increase in stories in which a follower of radical conspiracies shifts their actions from the web and into the world. In June,…
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A year in fake news in Africa
The spread of fake news in Africa has been blamed for igniting ethnic violence, sowing confusion among voters and even causing currency fluctuations. As the BBC…
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Nigerian police say “fake news” on Facebook is killing people - BBC News
Nigerian police say false information on Facebook is killing people By Yemisi Adegoke and BBC Africa Eye Nigerian police say false information and incendiary…
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Favorite by @sarahfrier
U.S. congressman David Cicilline, the top democrat on the House antitrust subcommittee, in an emailed statement after the NYT piece:…
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Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis
Facebook has gone on the attack as one scandal after another — Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — has led to a congressional and consumer backlash.…
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Newsonomics: Can The Correspondent “unbreak news” in the United States?
How zen is a non-breaking news notification? We may find out in 2019. Today, the ambitious, contrarian founders of Dutch phenomenon De Correspondent launch a…
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Favorite by @datasociety
What are the emergent tensions that tech platforms face in balancing context & consistency in content moderation? Read @robyncaplan’s new report…
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Favorite by @ashleyfeinberg
whenever some lawmaker’s press shop thinks it can get away with a move like this, hard not to wonder who's been rolling over! https://t.co/kro1v1ykOt…
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Favorite by @TaliaStroud
Looking for something to read to ease the transition between the midterms 🇺🇸and thanksgiving 🦃? Check out our new @EngagingNews report on what journalists and…
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Favorite by @grynbaum
Joint statement on CNN/Acosta lawsuit from AP, Bloomberg, First Look Media, Fox News, Gannett, NBC, NYT, Politico, USA Today, WashPost & others:…
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THE ROCKER Double Tiny House - a 400 sq ft foundation home and a 160 sq ft mobile recording studio and performance space for violinist Asha Mevlana of The…
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Favorite by @christinelu
I need one that gives off a warning every time I’m interrupted on a call or talked over in a meeting. https://t.co/NadlKikmGj

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LinkedIn expects media biz to bring in $2 billion in 2018
LinkedIn, the business and employment network, says it expects to bring in roughly $2 billion from its media business — mostly via ad revenue — by the end of…
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Fox News president Jay Wallace issues support for CNN pic.twitter.com/H96gvLYDiq

— Michael Calderone (@mlcalderone) November 14, 2018
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Canadian YouTube star with 14 million subscribers says she's taking a break to focus on health | CBC News
Lilly Singh says she doesn't understand YouTube and is taking a break to focus on her mental health. The announcement from the Scarborough, Ont.-born YouTuber,…
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Favorite by @laurahazardowen
may this bot prosper and spread https://t.co/maPtj6PP6M

— Laura Hazard Owen (@laurahazardowen) November 14, 2018
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Favorite by @lizzadwoskin
NEW from me: Instagram was acquired by Facebook w/13 employees. Now a number of them have quit the app - and are speaking publicly for the first time.…
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Favorite by @bimadew
ever since i hit 30, being roasted by teens has overtaken my fear of sharks

— Bim Adewunmi (@bimadew) November 14, 2018
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NJ.com Sports Director Advertises Shitty Job, Is A Real Asshole About It
Photo: Mitchell Leff (Getty) Sports media is full of companies scamming writers into working for “exposure,” selling largely young and naive people on the shiny…
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Financial Times tool warns if articles quote too many men
The headquarters of the Financial Times newspaper in London.Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters The Financial Times is automatically warning its journalists if…
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Are you posting the same story to Facebook multiple times? You’re probably wasting your time
Are you posting the same story to Facebook multiple times? You’re probably wasting your time
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Favorite by @murraymatt
An internal survey found just over half of employees were optimistic about Facebook’s future, down from 84% the year before https://t.co/rQsYkJlJHd via @WSJ

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Beyond shiny objects: Can a successful Dutch site 'un-break' the news in English?
The Correspondent launches drive for English-language site; CNN lawsuit; paper confuses Spike Lee with Stan Lee As an editor, Rob Wijnberg tired of the Bright…
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Jay Rosen's "Letter to My Network: Join The Correspondent"
This is for everyone who follows me on social media, or who has read my press criticism. All my former students. Fans of my blog, PressThink. Anyone who owns my…
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Donald Trump and the global assault on press freedom
Not so long ago, I had dinner with some Turkish journalists and academics in Istanbul. The setting was beautiful, the food was delicious — but the conversation…
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Facebook Says Any Return to China Would Preserve Free Expression
Facebook Inc. headquarters in Menlo Park, California, U.S. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Facebook Inc.…
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Favorite by @mediagazer
Portal, a new ad-free video service used by The Young Turks, allows creators to charge up to $100 per video or to monetize through donations (@jank0 /…
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Favorite by @JVRufinoINQ
International availability of subscription offers also flattens market, leaves little budget for local orgs that can't match the breadth of resources and…
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Favorite by @cwarzel
New: Twitter seems open to discussing (and maybe potentially updating) its 'world leaders' policy in the aftermath of Trump's recent voter fraud tweets. But it…
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Favorite by @ScottNover
I talked to @franksesno, @rcfp, @GeorgetownICAP, @MediaLawRocks, and @JameelJaffer about the CNN-Acosta lawsuit for @TheAtlantic: https://t.co/VjXPuUXTnw

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Favorite by @KateAurthur
Why do CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News not broadcast 24-7 fire coverage in the same way they do hurricanes? Why isn't Anderson Cooper in a windbreaker walking around…
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Favorite by @SaraJBenincasa
Flatironed my hair like Barbra having a quiet Laurel Canyon momentito during a 1975 Linda Ronstadt appreciation happening at the home of an ex-lover who will…
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Favorite by @katelaurielee
Congratulations to my better half @zseward for all of his work making the new vision of Quartz a reality https://t.co/6ErUwxdt0v

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Favorite by @benimmo
Thread: @Facebook just published an update on the accounts it took down last week, after an FBI tip-off. @DFRLab has been digging into them all…
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Favorite by @jcstearns
"Many newsrooms are under-practiced at building quality relationships with audiences, especially those that have been poorly served due to race, gender,…
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Favorite by @rachelking
No one likes a middle seat.

— Rachel King (@rachelking) November 13, 2018
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Favorite by @brooklynmarie
Hey @Facebook,,,,,,,,,,, call me https://t.co/ntaF7hEvap

— Brooke Binkowski (@brooklynmarie) November 13, 2018
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CNN sues White House to regain access for reporter Jim Acosta
CNN sued the Trump administration on behalf of reporter Jim Acosta on Tuesday, asking a court to restore Acosta’s White House press pass after President Trump…
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2 days ago
Favorite by @sdp
While most will be focused on Brexitology tomorrow, Bannon - BANNON - will be given a platform in our country.

Forget the idea that this is going to be…
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Favorite by @jayrosen_nyu
We need more pundits like this guy. pic.twitter.com/oTfSsePgoe Seriously. Via @pollycurtis

— Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) November 13, 2018
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CNN Tried to Make Peace Before Suing Trump Over Jim Acosta
Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast CNN sued President Donald Trump and several top administration officials on Tuesday after days worth of…
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Favorite by @jsmooth995
Heads up for my Facebook friends I’m banned for three days, for a posting a screenshot of FB's message to me about another post that had a link to a music mix…
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2 days ago
ConsenSys is reexamining once prominent Token Foundry after Civil unrest and the exit of its CEO - The Block
Sign up for our newsletter to start getting your news fix. Sign up for our newsletter: Ethereum by 52 mins ago · 4 min read Quick Take ConsensSys is reexamining…
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Perspective | The media’s eagerness to discount the ‘blue wave’ feeds a dangerous problem
Democratic strategist James Carville, on MSNBC, was among the first to make the proclamation last Tuesday evening: “It’s not going to be a wave election.” CNN’s…
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2 days ago
So some people will pay for a subscription to a news site. How about two? Three?
The path forward for premium media is seemingly clear: Put up a paywall. Digital advertising is a duopoly-dominated mess; any print or broadcast cross-subsidy…
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