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Jason Schwartz / Politico:
Facebook to host fact-checking partners in early February to discuss how to help them be more effective and increase impact   —  Criticized for not sharing data, the social network is calling its fact-checkers together to discuss a more open approach.  —  After months of criticism …
Jan 8, 2018, 10:30 PM - In context

Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
The Tech & Check Cooperative at Duke University Reporters' Lab will test automated fact-checking with real-time alerts during the State of the Union on Jan. 30   —  Is automated fact-checking the “holy grail” for this corner of journalism?  —  Instead of watching the upcoming State …
Jan 5, 2018, 7:05 AM - In context

Analysis finds that the 50 most viral fake news stories on Facebook in 2017 generated more shares, reactions, and comments than those of 2016   —  Viral fake news generated more engagement in Facebook in 2017 than last year, according to a BuzzFeed News analysis.
Dec 28, 2017, 3:10 PM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Experts disagree about the continued use of “fake news”, saying it accurately describes a category of misinformation but has been overused and politicized   —  In 2017, fake news was everywhere.  —  It was behind Macedonian teens buying BMWs and at Russian troll farms …
Dec 17, 2017, 12:50 PM - In context

Sam Levin / The Guardian:
Conservative opinion magazine The Weekly Standard partners with Facebook in fact-checking effort, drawing claims that Facebook is bowing to ideological pressure   —  Magazine dubbed ‘serial misinformer’ becomes first explicitly partisan organization to aid in task, fueling concerns over rightwing influence at site
Dec 8, 2017, 11:05 AM - In context

Chris Krewson / Spirited Media:
Spirited Media to abandon direct-sold display ads, refocus on events, launch membership programs in early 2018, and explore offering consulting services   —  Helping figure out the future of local news is hard.  We knew that when we formed Spirited Media in 2014, and we've ridden the ups and downs every day since.
Nov 13, 2017, 3:00 PM - In context

Sam Levin / The Guardian:
Journalists at news orgs partnering with Facebook say its fact-checking tools have failed, and it hasn't disclosed data on efforts to stop misinformation spread   —  Journalists fighting spread of fake news raise concerns over possible conflicts of interest and say site has refused to disclose needed data
Nov 13, 2017, 11:55 AM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Seven weeks after his death, most of Paul Horner's fake news sites are offline; his brother, JJ Horner, says he was unaware the sites had been shuttered   —  Seven weeks after his death, most of Paul Horner's fake news empire is offline.  —  Horner, who once boasted in The Washington Post …
Nov 7, 2017, 11:00 AM - In context

Paul Rosenberg / Salon:
How journalism's norms lead to reluctance by editors and media outlets to call out political lies, and how new tactics or beats could improve reporting   —  Media's obsession with “balance” and addiction to spectacle led to disaster.  Can we get back to real reporting now?
Nov 5, 2017, 8:30 PM - In context

Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Sources detail Facebook's fact checking efforts: little room for nuance, slow pace of checks; source says some fact check publisher deals are worth ~$100K/year   —  Slow, cumbersome process hits only a fraction of hoax stories  —  Social network outsources decisions to avoid bias criticism
Oct 31, 2017, 12:35 PM - In context




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