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Steven Melendez / Fast Company:
MIT/Qatar project aims to use machine learning to detect fake news sites, taking into account their content, URLs, Wikipedia pages and Twitter presence   —  Thanks to social media, it's easy to come across reporting from unfamiliar news sources around the world.
Oct 8, 2018, 12:50 AM - In context

Sinéad Baker / Business Insider:
Wikipedia initially rejected a page for scientist Donna Strickland in May due to lack of “significant coverage”, then built a page after she won a Nobel Prize   —  - Dr. Donna Strickland jointly won the Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday, but she did not have a Wikipedia page until then.
Oct 4, 2018, 1:05 PM - In context

Mark Graham / Internet Archive Blogs:
Internet Archive says that 9M formerly broken links on Wikipedia now automatically go to archived versions on the Wayback Machine   —  As part of the Internet Archive's aim to build a better Web, we have been working to make the Web more reliable — and are pleased to announce …
Oct 3, 2018, 5:15 AM - In context

Samantha Cole / Motherboard:
Wikipedia editors have voted to classify Breitbart as an unreliable reference for facts and decided that Infowars should be generally prohibited as a source   —  Alex Jones' InfoWars and the far-right media outlet Breitbart can't be used as a source of fact in Wikipedia articles anymore, “due to its unreliability.”
Oct 2, 2018, 7:55 PM - In context

Lucinda Southern / Digiday:
Dutch publisher De Correspondent says its 2017 revenue was $4.5M and 94% of it came directly from readers via membership fees, donations, and book sales   —  There are benefits of getting revenue directly from audiences.  But as Dutch subscription publisher De Correspondent is finding, that revenue comes with disclosure obligations.
Sep 30, 2018, 6:20 AM - In context

Alexander Fanta / European Journalism Observatory:
Study: Google's Digital News Initiative has given €115M to European journalism projects over the past three years with the majority going to legacy institutions   —  Facebook, Twitter, Amazon and Google - many tech companies are involved in journalism.  A major force, however, is Google's News Initiative.
Sep 27, 2018, 2:50 PM - In context

Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed News:
Safari's Siri Suggested Websites feature promotes conspiracy sites, Holocaust deniers, and other misinformation; Apple says it removes them when notified   —  Apple's Safari, one of the internet's most popular web browsers, has been surfacing debunked conspiracies, shock videos …
Sep 26, 2018, 8:15 AM - In context

Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Amazon, which uses Wikipedia as a source for answers on Alexa, donates $1M to the Wikimedia Endowment   —  Back in March, we asked the question “Are corporations that use Wikipedia giving back?”  The answer was kind of, sort of, with one key exception, noting, “Apple, Facebook …
Sep 25, 2018, 3:35 PM - In context

Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Julia Angwin and Jeff Larson are starting The Markup, a news site to cover big tech using data science, with a $20M gift from Craig Newmark and other funding   —  The Markup, dedicated to investigating technology and its effect on society, will be led by two former ProPublica journalists.
Sep 23, 2018, 8:15 PM - In context

Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Reddit says EU's copyright law is “a significant blow to the open Internet”; Wikimedia says it's disappointed by “the missed opportunity to modernize copyright”   —  Google declined to directly criticize the directive  —  Today, the European Partliament voted in favor …
Sep 12, 2018, 5:25 PM - In context




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