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Favorite by @DaveLeeBBC
Ha! Great to meet you, Dave Lee.

— Dave Lee (@DaveLeeBBC) February 23, 2018
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Favorite by @mathowie
My wild guesses would be maybe Scott Heiferman and Ev?

— ᎷᎪᎢᎢ ᎻᎪᏌᏩᎻᎬY (@mathowie) February 23, 2018
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InfoWars' main YouTube channel is two strikes away from being banned
(CNN) InfoWars, a far-right media organization run by Alex Jones and known for peddling unfounded conspiracy theories , is on thin ice with YouTube after it…
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Federal Regulation of Social Media Would Be a Disaster For Free Speech - MediaShift
This article was originally published on The Conversation here . Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday charged 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016…
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Here's how you can support two things we all love: Pittsburgh and The Incline
We all love Pittsburgh. We also care passionately about good journalism. It’s the intersection of these notions that drives what we do here at The Incline . We…
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Visual story | Journalism is an increasingly risky business. Here are five journalists who know this all too well.
The page is best viewed in portrait mode Get Link email twitter facebook This browser does not support the video element. Last year was one of the most…
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Reddit cracks down on posts attacking Florida shooting survivor David Hogg
Reddit staffers are working with sub moderators to ensure that discussion around Florida shooting survivor David Hogg, who has been falsely accused of being a…
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This Is The Man Who Helped Peter Thiel Demolish Gawker
BuzzFeed News; Getty Images (2) Peter Thiel’s campaign to ruin Gawker Media was conceived and orchestrated by a previously unknown associate who served as a…
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Favorite by @fakebaldur
“Twitter actually can ban Nazis | The Outline”https://t.co/9zPapu0nF5

— @baldur@toot.cafe (@fakebaldur) February 23, 2018
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Favorite by @bristei
Behind the scenes of one of the most emotional broadcasts on @CNN. @jaketapper @PrestonCNN tell @Variety of the scramble to present a heart-wrenching town hall…
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Favorite by @abeaujon
OK a few updates on WAMU/DCist. I just got off the phone with WAMU. https://t.co/0hH6n58gWM

— Andrew Beaujon (@abeaujon) February 23, 2018
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Favorite by @raju
Anonymous funders, even if well intentioned saviors, are never a good idea for any journalism brands. https://t.co/Iiq6Xy8HZW

— Raju Narisetti (@raju) February…
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Favorite by @dpfunke
"Public radio stations are in the right position to step up and fill in the gaps in local news." https://t.co/DZWRXLu34w

— Daniel Funke (@dpfunke) February 23,…
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Favorite by @CJR
RIP Facebook Live: As subsidies end, so does publisher participation https://t.co/U8RFNGTDHm pic.twitter.com/HHzgKkRlLL

— CJR (@CJR) February 23, 2018
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Favorite by @lisatozzi
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— Lisa Tozzi (@lisatozzi) February 23, 2018
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Favorite by @issielapowsky
SCOOP: Gothamist is back! WNYC and a consortium of public radio stations have banded together to purchase its assets and bring it back to life along with DCist…
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Favorite by @nickconfessore
One reason I am an Internet Research Agency Skeptic Skeptic: at peak they had a bigger staff than and a comparable budget to an early-stage US presidential…
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Favorite by @laurenlapkus
Why can't we???? https://t.co/VgwlBSeXjj

— Lauren Lapkus 🍰 (@laurenlapkus) February 23, 2018
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Favorite by @megdalts
.@zachbaron's Brendan Fraser @GQMagazine profile was my favorite read of the week. Props to @jray05 for talking to him about his process and interview gems like…
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Favorite by @jakedobkin
We believe that the future of local news in America is bright- and we can't wait to get started! Please consider supporting us by making a donation to WNYC:…
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Favorite by @mhbergen
YouTube scoop with @Lucas_Shaw & @anoushasakoui for you. https://t.co/tax2jy6gfl

— Mark Bergen (@mhbergen) February 23, 2018
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Favorite by @dkiesow
Newspapers are fleeing to digital reader revenues because adtech is so toxic to consumers of news. https://t.co/zuZoVt5WIN pic.twitter.com/lP9elB4lEf

— Damon…
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Favorite by @joshuatopolsky
Hi let me save you some time. Tech companies "can't spot" fake news because they don't want to employ humans to parse / edit the flow of information. If they…
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Favorite by @tim_bays
A rare "good news everyone!" for the media biz https://t.co/6x6DEphqS2

— Tim Baysinger (@tim_bays) February 23, 2018
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Favorite by @dmedialab
With in-article chat bots, BBC is experimenting with new ways to introduce readers to complex topics https://t.co/3sh3XIlfxw via @Niemanlab…
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Favorite by @ishaantharoor
It takes a special kind of hubris to repeatedly insist that people critiquing you on Twitter constitutes a “siege” on the profession of journalism as a whole…
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Favorite by @businessinsider
Snapchat played a key visual role in the national student walkouts over gun violence — take a look https://t.co/YdpQisshWP pic.twitter.com/QGu3398bIq

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Favorite by @janinegibson
Let she whose newsroom would’ve held on to their shit during a visit from J Law cast the first stone.....
CNN Tells Its Journalists To Please Calm Down Around…
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Favorite by @larryagross
this never gets old:

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
George Bernard Shaw

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Favorite by @AdrienneLaF
Must-read @bldgblog: "Persistent surveillance no longer requires drones, however, or even dedicated cameras; instead, people have willfully embedded these…
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Favorite by @meduza_en
Yesterday, @tvrain reported sexual harassment allegations against a State Duma deputy. His party's response today? They're demanding that the reporters be…
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Favorite by @raju
When that advertised 1 Bedroom w/attached bath seemed a bit too cheap... pic.twitter.com/x6N5MJiXWK

— Raju Narisetti (@raju) February 23, 2018
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Favorite by @sosadtoday
what if i don't feel like finding meaning in anything

— so sad today (@sosadtoday) February 23, 2018
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Favorite by @jason_kint
micropayments vs ad networks vs membership vs subscriptions vs meter models, these things are all different. innovate away. https://t.co/yM9ZLQItaa via…
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Favorite by @rasmus_kleis
"The well-intentioned also, inadvertently, participate in the cycle of making a conspiracy theory go viral. The thing about sharing your outrage over a…
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Favorite by @tcb
Solid episode of @kickerCJR with @mathewi talking Facebook. Absolutely agree that FB is already making editorial decisions, despite efforts to avoid. Need human…
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Favorite by @cward1e
I’ve pulled together a list of best reporting on disinfo, ad fraud, search anomalies etc. Includes work by @CraigSilverman @carolecadwalla @d1gi @JuliaAngwin…
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Favorite by @CraigSilverman
This guy was falsely accused by Got News, Freedom Daily, and others of driving the car that rammed the crowd in Charlottesville, resulting in one death. Now…
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Favorite by @reckless
I think the NRA is horrible but asking giant tech companies to close their platforms even more seems ill-fated https://t.co/NZUmCpaOle

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Favorite by @nxthompson
“Making music can literally be a matter of life and death.” A tough, but profound, story of a Facebook executive given little time to live.…
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Favorite by @cshirky
I wish I could say it was prescient to bet against Warren Buffet in 2012, but really, he was obviously wrong about the newspaper business even then.…
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Favorite by @nytimestech
Tay was an experimental system built by Microsoft. Tay said terrible things. But she was old technology. Since then, a new breed of conversational technology…
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Favorite by @profgalloway
Facebook claims only 5% of news feed is news, but refuses to back up the claimhttps://t.co/OOuuzy4arh

— Scott Galloway (@profgalloway) February 23, 2018
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Favorite by @mmasnick
It's amazing how quickly many who wish to protect the 2nd amendment are willing to completely shit on the 1st amendment. It's almost as if they don't really…
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Favorite by @bencjenkins
THERAPIST: okay it says here you spend several hours a day on a poison website for idiot assholes. Is that something we might think about cutting down?
ME: look…
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New from me: If Journalists And Researchers Can Find Fake News After Tragedies, Why Can't The Tech Companies? https://t.co/lA71dPDalZ

— Charlie Warzel…
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Favorite by @mariachong
Research suggests that novelty + dopamine (social media mainstays) enhance memory consolidation. Nazi memes = hard to forget biochemically.

— Maria Chong…
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Favorite by @Blackamazon
I like this but their are some fundamental flaws in the "democratization" aspect because it's not democracy but a funky tech oligarchy/syncretic mish mash…
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Favorite by @phillipadsmith
Great piece by @mathewi: Fake news is part of a bigger problem: automated propaganda https://t.co/fepjqstVAm pic.twitter.com/061eQ8WCcR

— Phillip Smith…
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Favorite by @IEthics
In the case of Facebook, it's arguably even worse, because they've now embedded the propaganda among the kinds of personal communications between friends and…
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Favorite by @zephoria
For the more academically minded (or those tolerant of theory), @robyncaplan & I have a new paper out: "Isomorphism through algorithms: Institutional…
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After years of testing, The Wall Street Journal has built a paywall that bends to the individual reader
The Wall Street Journal thinks it might know your reading habits — and your potential spending habits — better than you know them yourself. For the past couple…
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Favorite by @trevortimm
This piece by @AdrianChen, the author of the original piece on Russia's 'Internet Research Agency,' is so good. Read the whole thing. https://t.co/ByyhxIHCxa

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Favorite by @SiphoKings
"Being off the platform (@facebook) freed up time to be more creative with articles, proofread, and get new ideas." @nadianikolajeva of @tvmidtvest…
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Favorite by @dpfunke
🔑 point in this piece by @mathewi: "platforms like Facebook or Google and trolls running a disinformation or propaganda campaign effectively share the same…
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Favorite by @craignewmark
Fake news is part of a bigger problem: automated propaganda https://t.co/hoQP6twMIE via @cjr @mathewi

— craignewmark (@craignewmark) February 22, 2018
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Favorite by @dpfunke
Interestingly, it appears that this hoax spread in part on Snapchat, which many (including me) have reported has been unmarred by fake news.…
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New: Fake screenshots of a @MiamiHerald story are stoking fears of more school threats in South Florida https://t.co/qBhVWPiLUE

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How Russian trolls exploited Parkland shooting online
Russian-linked social media accounts exploited the tragedy at a Parkland, Fla., high school to sow discord and deepen divisions in America. Russian bots and…
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Kevin Williamson: An Epidemic of Dishonesty on the Right https://t.co/zpSevZvy8u

— Noah Rothman (@NoahCRothman) February 22, 2018
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Favorite by @KimZetter
This piece by @AdrianChen is a must-read. One of first journos to write about Internet Research Agency -- the group named in indictment last week for…
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Favorite by @farahymohamed
“Democracy loses if we believe everything, but it also fails if we can no longer believe anything.” —Aviv Ovadya, who suggests four ways to mitigate the…
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The CPAC Media Panel Was Decadent and Depraved
Screencap from CPAC The Conservative Political Action Conference is a purposefully weird gathering that pairs leading “thinkers” of the right with minor-league…
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Favorite by @kira_lerner
Facebook is setting up a booth in the CPAC exhibit hall.

Two attendees just told me they saw proof on Facebook this morning that the Parkland students are…
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Favorite by @dskok
All these stories start blurring together after awhile, don't they?

— David Skok (@dskok) February 22, 2018
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Favorite by @BGrueskin
The @FT and Rob Grimshaw were ahead of everyone on this .. going back 4-5 years. https://t.co/5r07uAkDq5

— Bill Grueskin (@BGrueskin) February 22, 2018
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Favorite by @CKinstitute
The Charles Koch Foundation, along with @FirstLookMedia & @DemocracyFund, is proud to support @knightcolumbia's work to protect #FirstAmendment freedoms.…
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Mark Zuckerberg says he wants to fix Facebook. His employees keep getting in the way.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. (Jeff Roberson/AP) SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg has mandated wholesale change at Facebook after a year during which…
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Favorite by @arctictony
he gets there.

— Tony Haile (@arctictony) February 22, 2018
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Favorite by @eliotpeper
We need to protect creators' right to innovate, make good art, and earn a living on the internet.

If you're a creator making money online, join @amandapalmer,…
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Favorite by @dhh
Facebook lured publishers in with a promised land of eyeballs and ad revenue. They took the bait and Facebook got all the gains. Don’t be a sharecropper.…
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Favorite by @BGrueskin
Faced with credible reports of sexual harassment in the top ranks, NPR officials dithered and stumbled, taking action only when the mess was about to be…
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Favorite by @arctictony
Absolutely. New things are hard and most fail. But if you really believed that incremental revenue streams weren't worth pursuing then @JackMarshall wouldn't…
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Favorite by @MikeIsaac
my god

would be awesome to see a Valley product announcement that doesn’t sound like the founder just took an enormous bong rip pic.twitter.com/WktzZc7MqE

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Scroll Signs On Publishers for Service That Will Curb Their Ads
Tony Haile, the former chief executive of Chartbeat, believes that the growing adoption of ad blockers shows there are consumers willing to pay for a better,…
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The Big Loophole That Helped Russia Exploit Facebook: Doctored Photos
A photo taken at a pro-immigration rally by Randi Romo, left, and the altered image as it appeared on a Russia-linked Facebook page, Secured Borders. A photo…
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A viral fake about Sylvester Stallone highlights a major flaw in Facebook’s fact-checking tool
On social media, fake memes are everywhere . And on Facebook, they’re not being met with the full force of the tools available for other dubious content. On…
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Favorite by @zunguzungu
"the burden placed on Coogler, on what an American production of this magnitude owes the continent that cradles its story" https://t.co/zFvlqSgGjY…
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Favorite by @csiscanada
“Disinformation is spread by distinct actors driven by varied and overlapping motivations.” Find out more in our new report entitled: Who Said What? The…
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