Jack Dorsey's Dangerous Defense of Alex Jones - The Atlantic


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Rebecca Cook / Reuters There is a meme you maybe won’t remember, from a different internet epic, that goes like this: Are bloggers journalists? It was a real…
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9 weeks ago by mauty
The Most Powerful Publishers in the World Don’t Give a Damn via Instapaper https://ift.tt/2vtsVTO
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9 weeks ago by stephenfrancoeur
Jack Dorsey (who runs Twitter) doesn't give a damn: (Ugh)
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9 weeks ago by pollo
8/8/18 - ... I do not envy publishers like Dorsey and Zuckerberg. The scale of the problem they face—and that we all face as a result—is mind-boggling. In journalism, reporters who lie are fired. But no newsroom has a structure like Facebook, with 2 billion individuals publishing stories and no real editors. On a platform where users can publish freely, and provocations and misinformation are incentivized by the very architecture of the platform, what’s a publisher to do? Perhaps a better question is: What is the publisher’s moral or ethical responsibility?
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9 weeks ago by mcbakewl
Maybe it would help if everyone stopped referring to Twitter and Facebook as social media platforms or whatever but as what they are, publishers.…
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9 weeks ago by mathewi
Rebecca Cook / Reuters There is a meme you maybe won’t remember, from a different internet epic, that goes like this: Are bloggers journalists? It was a real…
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9 weeks ago by johnrclark
RT : I hope reads this article:
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