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HuffPo SA: 'SA's White Squatter Camps' – How Google's Easily Skewed Results Spread Misinformation

The search giant's algorithm increasingly runs our lives, yet it appears it can be manipulated by sites peddling racism or false information...

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CJR: Podcast: Platforms and publishers

On this week’s episode, Pete Vernon sat down with Emily Bell, director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia, to better understand what Facebook and other platforms are up to. Emily recently presented at the Global Editors Network Summit in Portugal, speaking to world leaders in digital publishing about the Tow Center’s research.

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Corriere della Serra: Margaret Sullivan: «Con i populisti al potere la verità è sotto attacco»

(In Italian) L'intervista alla media columnist del Washington Post ed ex public editor del New York Times sul rapporto fra politica e giornali e sul futuro dell'informazione, a margine del Gen Summit di Lisbona.

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Público: Facebook quer inteligência artificial a aprender com menos dados

(in Portuguese) Para os investigadores no laboratório europeu do Facebook, dar mais informação às máquinas não as faz mais inteligentes.

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Neiman Lab: “Consciously uncoupling”: Where does the relationship between publishers and platforms stand now?

At the GEN Summit in Portugal, Emily Bell teased research from Columbia’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism conducted over the past two years on the relationship between technology platforms and journalism.

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Journalism.co.uk: 'Why algorithmic accountability reporting needs to go beyond transparency'

For every problem there might be an algorithm that can solve it, but for every algorithm there is also a problem. Jonathan Albright, research director at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, shared some advice for journalists reporting on algorithms, speaking at the GEN Summit in Portugal yesterday (30 May).

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Journalism.co.uk: 'From social media to in-story experiences, chat bots help the BBC 'do things faster and at scale'

Bots can be an asset to newsrooms, helping to plug coverage gaps and providing context — but does the public want to chat?

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Here’s a new online community that looks to be a one-stop shop for global data journalism resources

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Data, data, everywhere, and quite a lot to drink in. The Global Editors Network, has launched the Data Journalism Den, a new online community focused on spotlighting good data-driven journalism and datasets and connecting data journalists for news stories, advice, and even jobs. The Den is open in beta now, and its community is free to join.

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Portugal vai ser capital mundial dos media em Maio e Junho

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In Portuguese Lisboa e Cascais vão receber conferências em que são esperados 850 a mil participantes ligados ao jornalismo, entre eles os proprietários e responsáveis de alguns títulos que são referências mundiais.

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El País, dentro del programa de periodismo Lookout360°

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In Spanish El proyecto, un “acelerador de historias inmersivas relacionadas con el cambio climático”, es una iniciativa del Instituto Europeo de protección Forestal y parte se desarrolla en Laponia, en Finlandia

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