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Facebook algorithm changes suppressed journalism and meddled with democracy
4 weeks ago

Facebook algorithm changes suppressed journalism and meddled with democracy

Facebook’s News Feed algorithm determines what users see on its platform – from funny memes to comments from friends. The company regularly updates this algorithm, which can dramatically change what… Continue Reading Facebook algorithm changes suppressed journalism and meddled with democracy

Environmental reporting can help protect citizens in emerging democracies
3 months ago

Environmental reporting can help protect citizens in emerging democracies

What happens when an illegally logged tree falls or poachers kill endangered brown bears in the forest, but there’s no journalist to report it?
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Top tips and trends in social media education
3 months ago

Top tips and trends in social media education

2018 Michener-Deacon Fellow for Journalism Education Tamara Baluja spent the past year studying what journalism schools are teaching their students about social media storytelling, metrics and best practices. Here’s what she found
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Local news snapshot finds journalists split on their future
3 months ago

Local news snapshot finds journalists split on their future

Survey of small-market papers finds workers anxious about ad revenue, stressed about digital competition but still have their readers’ trust
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Distrust in media is on the decline, journalists tell survey
4 months ago

Distrust in media is on the decline, journalists tell survey

Journalists worldwide surveyed on how PR pitches, social media algorithms, data privacy and more are affecting their jobs in 2019
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Shutting down social media does not reduce violence, but rather fuels it
4 months ago

Shutting down social media does not reduce violence, but rather fuels it

In the wake of a series of coordinated attacks that claimed more than 250 lives on April 21, the government of Sri Lanka shut off its residents’ access to social… Continue Reading Shutting down social media does not reduce violence, but rather fuels it