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On Le Monde, Adrien Sénecat has an excellent deconstruction of how satire and hyperpartisan truth-twisting can result in real misperceptions. Step 1: A satirical site writes that French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, caricatured as out-of-touch, feels dirty after touching poor people’s hands. Step 2: Hyperpartisan Facebook pages take this at face value, mixing in footage from […]
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The Centre for Investigative Journalism have launched a new video series to help journalists better understand information security risks and use tools to protect communication with sources: Infosec Bytes. The announcement comes at the same time as the UK slipped to 40th in the World Press Freedom Index, following the introduction of the Investigatory Powers […]
Almost every time a hot Silicon Valley startup finally grits its teeth and releases diversity data, the story’s the same. Facebook? Mostly male. Uber? Male-dominated. Google? Same story. It’s a problem that’s gotten plenty of play in the tech press. In 2014, Wired ran an 1,800-word dissection of Silicon Valley male-ness titled “This is what […]
No one can split a hair like a journalist. You can fill an entire after-work happy hour with debates about the proper use of the verb “claimed” and whether a suspect should be a subject or a person of interest. Continue reading
Ryan Bentley, previously the Petoskey News-Review’s business editor, is beginning a new role as assistant editor this week. Bentley, 41,
Sometimes those of us in the news media bust our own balloons, leaving us with lots of clown makeup and nothing to hand out to the kids. And that’s how ESPN, the company that changed the world of sports, looks this week. Journey back in time to 1979 when ESPN was created. The question almost […]
Newman is a Research Associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford. Earlier in his career
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – April 27, 2017 – Alphabet Inc. today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017.
“Our excellent results represent a terrific start to 2017, with revenues up 22% versus the first quarter of 2016 and 24% on a constant currency …