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as the christchurch massacre trial begins new zealand news orgs vow to keep white supremacist ideology out of
As the Christchurch massacre trial begins, New Zealand news orgs vow to keep white supremacist ideology out of their coverage
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the atlantic has a new skill for smart speakers with one idea a day
The Atlantic has a new skill for smart speakers — with one idea a day
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there is never anything positive reported
"There is never anything positive reported!"
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news outlets will need public support to battle governments set on chilling investigative journalism
News outlets will need public support to battle governments set on chilling investigative journalism
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investigative network aims to bring more documentary video to local tv but itll need funding first
Investigative Network aims to bring more documentary video to local TV (but it’ll need funding first)
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pac sponsored deepfakes turnout motivated lies and more how can reporters prepare
PAC-sponsored deepfakes, turnout-motivated lies, and more: How can reporters prepare?
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weve proven what we can do and weve had impact the texas legislature has launched a full scale investigation i
"We’ve proven what we can do and we’ve had impact — the Texas legislature has launched a full-scale investigation into what we’ve uncovered — and we haven’t had a single major donor."
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the new york times has a course to teach its reporters data skills and now theyve open sourced it
The New York Times has a course to teach its reporters data skills, and now they’ve open-sourced it
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its the morning after the first presidential debate between biden and trump biden is basking in positive media
"It’s the morning after the first presidential debate between Biden and Trump. Biden is basking in positive media attention when CNN airs an audio clip which purports to be from a pre-debate exchange between the moderator and a Biden campaign official..."
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even with some of the best data and graphics journalists in the business we identified a challenge data knowle
"Even with some of the best data and graphics journalists in the business, we identified a challenge: data knowledge wasn’t spread widely among desks in our newsroom and wasn’t filtering into news desks’ daily reporting."

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the nytimes put in a headline
The @nytimes put ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ in a headline
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the new york times added 120 newsroom employees last year and now employs an all time high of 1600 journalists
The New York Times added 120 newsroom employees last year, and now employs an all-time high of 1,600 journalists
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we d post this to facebook too but nobody would see it
We'd post this to Facebook too but nobody would see it.
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that 47 billion number for how much money google makes off the news industry its imaginary
That “$4.7 billion” number for how much money Google makes off the news industry? It’s imaginary
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how democrats left and republicans right perceive the net bias in news organizations
How Democrats (left) and Republicans (right) perceive the "net bias" in news organizations:
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a full 93 percent of tweets about vaccines are generated by accounts whose provenance can be verified as neith
"A full 93 percent of tweets about vaccines are generated by accounts whose provenance can be verified as neither bots nor human users yet who exhibit malicious behaviors."
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andrew yang the most meme able 2020 candidate also wants to save journalism
Andrew Yang, the most meme-able 2020 candidate, also wants to save journalism
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journalists around the country are joining a slack channel devoted to foia and trump
Journalists around the country are joining a Slack channel devoted to FOIA and Trump
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take 98 percent of whatever energy you devote to worrying about the future of the times and rechannel it into
"Take 98 percent of whatever energy you devote to worrying about the future of the Times and rechannel it into worrying about your local daily, which is very likely approaching existential crisis."
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false stories were 70 percent more likely to be retweeted than the truth and reached 1500 people six times mor
False stories were 70 percent more likely to be retweeted than the truth and reached 1,500 people six times more quickly than accurate articles. (This is a true story.)
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