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Politifact and Snopes, using Google AdSense, unwittingly hosted ads by fake news publishers; source says AdSense has terminated the ads   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The headlines are eye-catching.  Melania Trump is leaving the White House!  Home renovation cable star Joanna Gaines has abandoned her HGTV show and husband Chip Gaines!
Oct 17, 2017, 11:55 PM - In context

McKay Coppins / Columbia Journalism Review:
Ben Shapiro, Ann Coulter, Matthew Continetti of the Free Beacon, and others talk about the idea of objective media playing a neutral role, and they're doubtful   —  Conservative critics of the press want more than just a louder voice.  They want The New York Times and The Washington Post to go away.
Oct 12, 2017, 9:05 AM - In context

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
Leaked Facebook email to fact-checking partners: news they label as false sees future impressions drop by 80% and takes 3+ days for labels to be applied   —  A news story that's been labeled false by Facebook's third-party fact-checking partners sees its future impressions on the platform drop by 80% …
Oct 12, 2017, 7:35 AM - In context

Heather Timmons / Quartz:
Sources: Facebook plans to sign up conservative US magazine The Weekly Standard as a fact-checking partner   —  In its newest attempt to stem the flood of fake news and conspiracy theories online, Facebook plans to sign up a conservative US magazine, the Weekly Standard, as a fact-checking partner …
Oct 7, 2017, 6:21 PM - In context

The Knight Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, and Democracy Fund launch News Match 2017, a $3M fund to provide matching support to news non-profits   —  Individuals are invited to give to more than 130 trusted news organizations at www.newsmatch.org Washington, DC - This week marks the launch …
Oct 4, 2017, 8:05 AM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
How PolitiFact staffers worked to build trust with Tulsa Republican leaders by describing sourcing methods and more in a meeting   —  TULSA, Oklahoma — The Wi-Fi password at the Tulsa County Republican headquarters is Reagan2016.  Capital R, no dashes.  —  It was there …
Sep 29, 2017, 9:05 AM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
PolitiFact staffers are visiting conservative cities including Tulsa, OK; Mobile, AL; and Charleston, WV, reaching out to people who doubt the site's work   —  TULSA, Oklahoma — It all started with a tailgate.  Well, kind of.  —  “The genesis of the idea came from a brainstorming meeting in Washington …
Sep 26, 2017, 7:25 PM - In context

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
Users' reactions to “disputed” labels on Facebook are largely irrelevant as those labels are more about reducing reach of false stories and training algorithms   —  When it comes to Facebook's effort to stop the flow of misinformation on its platform, the labels can be misleading …
Sep 18, 2017, 5:45 AM - In context

Jason Schwartz / Politico:
Yale study: a “disputed” tag has only a tiny impact on perception of headlines on Facebook as being true or false; Facebook questions methodology   —  A Yale survey of 7,500 people shows little benefit, and possible detriments, to fact-check programs.
Sep 12, 2017, 6:35 AM - In context

Jason Schwartz / Politico:
Facebook is undermining its fact checking efforts by withholding data from its media partners, citing user privacy, such as which false stories are most popular   —  A once-touted plan to fact-check stories is being hindered by the company's refusal to share information.
Sep 7, 2017, 7:55 AM - In context




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