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Can hiding likes make Facebook fairer and rein in fake news? The science says maybe
2 weeks ago

Can hiding likes make Facebook fairer and rein in fake news? The science says maybe

You may have read about – or already seen, depending on where you are – the latest tweak to Facebook’s interface: the disappearance of the likes counter.

Like Instagram (which… Continue Reading Can hiding likes make Facebook fairer and rein in fake news? The science says maybe

Facebook algorithm changes suppressed journalism and meddled with democracy
3 months 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

The Sprawl is growing
1 year ago

The Sprawl is growing

Calgary based media outlet has upgraded to a new website and has big plans after participating in the Digital News Innovation Challenge.
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Breaking the News: How Bots, Trolls and Other Media Manipulators Threaten Our Politics

Breaking the News: How Bots, Trolls and Other Media Manipulators Threaten Our Politics

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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

Call for Entries: CJF-Facebook Journalism Project News Literacy Award
2 years ago

Call for Entries: CJF-Facebook Journalism Project News Literacy Award

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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