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The Markup says it will begin publishing on February 25 and announces its board of directors   —  The Markup, a nonpartisan and nonprofit newsroom investigating how powerful institutions are using technology in ways that impact society, today announced its Board of Directors ahead of its February 25th launch.
Feb 19, 2020, 11:00 AM - In context

Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
Q&A with FT CEO John Ridding on FT's relationship with owner Nikkei, its place in a polarized media landscape, leveraging newsletters as “mini-brands”, and more   —  “The point is they have personality.  They have character.  They're engaging, and they have really inside stuff.
Nov 9, 2019, 6:40 PM - In context

Sarah Repucci / Freedom House:
In some of the most influential democracies in the world, populist leaders have overseen concerted attempts to throttle the independence of the media sector   —  Freedom and the Media: A Downward Spiral Key Findings … The fundamental right to seek and disseminate information through …
Jun 10, 2019, 2:20 AM - In context

Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
Interview with Norm Pearlstine, LA Times executive editor with a new multiyear contract, on expanding staff, cross-functional teams, food coverage, and more   —  “With a traditional media company, you can have well-defined lines as long as you're doing the same thing every day.
Mar 29, 2019, 5:10 PM - In context

Ellery Roberts Biddle / Global Voices:
Venezuelan journalist Luis Carlos Diaz, a critic of Nicolas Maduro, has been detained by government security forces   —  On the evening of March 11, political commentator Naky Soto and wife of Venezuelan journalist and media activist Luis Carlos Diaz tweeted that he had been missing for five hours.
Mar 12, 2019, 5:20 PM - In context

Danah Boyd / Data & Society:
How extremists exploit tech's respect of “free speech” and media's bias to cover “both sides” to amplify fringe messages and get into mainstream conversation   —  This is a crib of a talk that Data & Society Founder and President danah boyd gave at the Online News Association conference …
Sep 16, 2018, 9:10 PM - In context

Jessi Hempel / Wired:
A look at the history of Facebook's Internet.org project, which it says has brought 100M online, from its 2013 debut to Free Basics   —  Five years ago Mark Zuckerberg debuted a bold, humanitarian vision of global internet.  It didn't go as planned—forcing Facebook to reckon with the limits of its own ambition.
May 18, 2018, 12:15 PM - In context

Manish Singh / The Outline:
Facebook has quietly ended its Free Basics program in more than six nations and territories in recent months including Myanmar and Latin American markets   —  Facebook enabled ethnic-cleansing-related hate speech in Myanmar; many died and thousands fled.  Rather than take responsibility, it's turning away.
May 2, 2018, 5:40 AM - In context

An overview of 14 independent news sites in Cuba covering underreported issues and winning international awards despite lack of legal recognition by the state   —  Between 2001 and 2017, 14 media organizations were launched in Cuba that are already making an impact on and off the island.
Apr 7, 2018, 8:45 PM - In context

Global Voices pans Facebook's Free Basics after studying app in six markets, finding broad data collection and weaknesses in languages and local content   —  In 2015, Facebook rolled out a plan to help bridge the digital divide in developing countries with a mobile app called “Free Basics”.
Jul 28, 2017, 3:55 AM - In context




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