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Journalists fighting spread of fake news raise concerns over possible conflicts of interest and say site has refused to disclose needed data Journalists working for Facebook say the social media site’s fact-checking tools have largely failed and that the company has exploited their labor via PocketIFTTT Pocket
9 days ago by kubia
“The relationship they have with fact-checking organizations is way too little and way too late. They should really be handling this internally. They should be hiring armies of moderators and their own fact-checkers.” Some fact checkers said they also felt the paid relationships with Facebook were creating a conflict, in effect silencing those in the best position to investigate the way the platform facilitates fake news. "By offering this money, which journalistic outlets desperately need, it’s weakening our ability to do any fact-checking of these disinformation purveyors like Facebook,” said one third-party factchecker. “They are basically buying good PR by paying us.”facebook news
9 days ago by terry