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Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Facebook, Google, Bing, Twitter to start incorporating “Trust Indicators” into their products as some news outlets begin displaying tags from The Trust Project   —  “The hope is that, if news organizations are more clear and transparent about what they're doing, then users can make their own decisions."
Nov 16, 2017, 8:30 AMIn context
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Snap Maps, Snapchat's location-sharing feature, provided users with real-time footage of the terror attack in Manhattan on Tuesday   —  During Tuesday's terror attacks in Lower Manhattan, in which a driver in a pickup truck killed eight people and injured 11, Snap Maps, the location-sharing feature …
Nov 1, 2017, 12:25 PMIn context
Ricardo Bilton / Nieman Lab:
Civil, the blockchain-based system to fund journalism, has raised $5M from ConsenSys and has attracted its first publication, news and politics site Popula   —  One of the most confusing efforts to fund journalism in recent memory is inching closer to reality.
Oct 27, 2017, 6:50 AMIn context
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Pew survey of 1,116 technologists and other experts: most say political and social divide feeds misinfo online; 51% say things won't improve over next decade   —  It can be nice to hear from experts (even the so-called experts) how things are going to shake out.
Oct 19, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
Google News unveils desktop redesign that highlights fact checking sites, streamlines design, and offers more personalization   —  “To give them that multitude of facts, voices, and perspectives, you want the UI to disappear and not be a sense of overload or cognitive load on them but just be transparent."
Jun 28, 2017, 9:55 AMIn context
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Reuters report: ad blocking growth stalls, 18% of 18-24-year-olds in US pay for online news, 33% of same age globally use social media as their main news source   —  The Reuters Institute's annual report on digital news contains some surprises.  —  The United States recently elected an unusual president.
Jun 26, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context
Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab:
Nuzzel launches Nuzzel Pro, with no ads, keyword filtering, and dark mode, for $10/month or $100/year   —  The news aggregator this week launched Nuzzel Pro, which is ad-free, lets users filter stories, and use a dark mode.  —  Nuzzel — the tweet-link-aggregation app that a certain kind …
May 26, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Interview with Jimmy Wales on the progress of Wikitribune, its business model and budget, and topics: politics to start, then Bitcoin and maybe dog breeding   —  “Political news, I think, is of the most interest right now, and so I think that that's where we'll focus at first."
May 4, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context
Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab:
Jimmy Wales launches Wikitribune, a crowdfunded news site that will use journalists to write and volunteers to fact check in effort to combat fake news   —  The crowd-funded news platform aims to combat fake news by combining professional journalism with volunteer fact checking: “news by the people and for the people.”
Apr 24, 2017, 8:25 PMIn context
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
Profile of Sidewire, a social network that vets users, giving access to experts only; around 100 of its 800 “verified experts” are in its tech vertical   —  The closed discussion platform shuts out the noise of Twitter's eggs and trolls and is betting on — gasp! …
Mar 7, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context

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