Activists, politicians and partisans compete intensely for attention and influence online. Today, malevolent actors seem to have the upper hand. They push disinformation and hate using fake accounts, bots, and… Continue Reading Breaking the News: How Bots, Trolls and Other Media Manipulators Threaten Our Politics
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The CJF said the award ‘celebrates efforts to encourage Canadians to understand and critically assess the quality of news in their community as well as the practices that underpin factual reporting as key contributions to Canadian democracy’
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A digital news incubator will award $100,000 to five finalists — but how involved will Facebook be?
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CJF J-Talk tackles the impact technology has on the dissemination of information.
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Although we now live in a vast internet landscape with immense amounts of content, the diversity and quality of the news media we consume continues to be a concern. Large sites… Continue Reading Why is Melanie Joly ignoring the crisis in Canadian journalism?
Ryerson and Facebook partnering to create a digital news incubator.
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By Krista Simpson
For the reporter, Facebook serves a multitude of purposes. It is a place to search for people, to find story ideas and to publicize content.