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Why data matters at the Guardian

Why data matters at the Guardian | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
In his forward for Facts are Sacred, Guardian's editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger explains how data is changing journalism
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The Guardian's Datablog, and its graphics, are the modern face of our approach to data, and the best of this is showcased within this book. From graphics explaining the economy or government spending, to background information on events, to in-depth analysis of huge news events like the UK's riots of 2011, data has been a core component of the Guardian's coverage.

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Data journalism at the Guardian: what is it and how do we do it?

Data journalism at the Guardian: what is it and how do we do it? | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
Simon Rogers: Our 10 point guide to data journalism and how it's changing
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How I Detect Fake News – and how algorithms could do it Tim O'Reilly

How I Detect Fake News – and how algorithms could do it Tim O'Reilly | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
How I traced the falsity of one internet meme, and what that teaches us about how an algorithm might do it I have a brother who is a big Donald Trump fan, and he frequently sends me articles from…
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Bulletproof Data Journalism - Course - LEARNO

Bulletproof Data Journalism - Course - LEARNO | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
LEARNO.NET, accessible, and premium-quality online learning for anybody working on the public sphere; journalists and journalism students, bloggers and writers; in short, anyone with a public-interest mission and journalistic mindset.
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Younger adults more likely than their elders to prefer reading news

Younger adults more likely than their elders to prefer reading news | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
When asked whether one prefers to read, watch or listen to their news, younger adults are far more likely to opt for text – usually via the web.
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Why Facebook is public enemy number one for newspapers, and journalism

Why Facebook is public enemy number one for newspapers, and journalism | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it

The Guardian: "By luring away readers and advertisers, the social media site is both narrowing the news agenda and, ultimately, jeopardising journalism as we know it" Like taxis and Uber?

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Should Facebook act more like a news medium?

Should Facebook act more like a news medium? | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
Facebook’s decision Friday to reverse its ruling about an iconic photo from the Vietnam War that it initially said violated company policy is raising the issue about whether Facebook is a social media platform or a news distributor.
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News Publishers’ Facebook Problem — Monday Note

News Publishers’ Facebook Problem — Monday Note | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
by Frederic Filloux
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How vulnerable are #news publishers to #Facebook? A lot!

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Publisher Reach on Facebook Is Down 42%

Publisher Reach on Facebook Is Down 42% | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
Publishers who have noticed their overall reach on Facebook has dramatically declined over the past few months can at least have peace of mind that they're not alone. According to an analysis by SocialFlow, publishers on Facebook have experienced a rapid decline in overall reach during the past few months.
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Assessing Social Media's Growing Clout In The News Landscape

Assessing Social Media's Growing Clout In The News Landscape | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
NPR Media Correspondent David Folkenflik, Wired's Issie Lapowsky and Ethan Zuckerman of MIT discuss allegations of bias against Facebook and social media's role in the news business.
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Assessing Social Media's #curation of News [excellent conversation]

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Fossilized culture, not lack of funding, put news media on deathwatch — Monday Note

Fossilized culture, not lack of funding, put news media on deathwatch — Monday Note | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
Legacy media mismanaged change and missed most of the critical trains of the digital revolution as a result.
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A Data Journalism Expert’s Personal Toolkit

A Data Journalism Expert’s Personal Toolkit | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
People regularly ask what tools to use or what programming language to learn for data-driven journalism (ddj). There is no right answer for it, especially considering that technology and tools available are evolving quickly in the field.
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The shift in media’s business model played a critical role in Trump's victory

The shift in media’s business model played a critical role in Trump's victory | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
In French journalism, especially in radio and TV, we have an expression that says it all: “He (or she) is a bon client”. Literally, a good customer, an endless provider of soundbites and juicy quotes…
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US newspapers lost advertising revenue found

US newspapers lost advertising revenue found | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
And why the answer to the problem is not about scale.  Everyone in media in the US saw the graph a couple of years ago showing the cliff that the newspaper industry has fallen off with respect to a…
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News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016

News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016 | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
A majority of Americans get news on social media, including 18% who do so often. News plays a varying role across the nine social networking sites studied.
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Journalisme (et pédagogie) sous le signe de l’innovation

Journalisme (et pédagogie) sous le signe de l’innovation | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
Une nouvelle session commence à l’UQAM. Je souhaite surtout susciter chez les futurs journalistes les réflexes de l’innovation. Comment? En essayant d’innover moi-même, entre autres. Pourquoi? Pour demander des comptes aux algorithmes et aux robots.
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The New York Times is trying to narrow the distance between reporters and analytics data

The New York Times is trying to narrow the distance between reporters and analytics data | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
It's building on its in-house analytics dashboard, Stela, with the goal of making audience engagement data easy to find, simple to understand, and even fun to use.
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New Paper: “Narrating Networks: Exploring the Affordances of Networks as Storytelling Devices in Journalism”

New Paper: “Narrating Networks: Exploring the Affordances of Networks as Storytelling Devices in Journalism” | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
A journal article which I co-authored with Liliana Bounegru, Tommaso Venturini and Mathieu Jacomy has just been published in Digital Journalism. The title is “Narrating Networks: Exploring th…
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News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016

News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016 | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
A majority of U.S. adults – 62% – get news on social media
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Vendata platform combats misinformation in Venezuela through open data

Vendata platform combats misinformation in Venezuela through open data | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
By making official data and information more readily available to journalists, Vendata hopes to help Venezuelan citizens become more informed about their government.
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Former Facebook Workers: We Routinely Suppressed Conservative News

Former Facebook Workers: We Routinely Suppressed Conservative News | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it
Facebook workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network’s influential “trending” news section, according to a former journalist who worked on the project. This individual says that workers prevented stories about the right-wing CPAC gathering, Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, and other conservative topics from appearing in the highly-influential section, even though they were organically trending among the site’s users.
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It is not really the algorithm who decides...

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Google’s New YouTube Analysis App Crowdsources War Reporting

Google’s New YouTube Analysis App Crowdsources War Reporting | News, Code and Data | Scoop.it

Montage, a new tool from Google's Jigsaw tech incubator, is designed to help excavate, map, tag and sort YouTube evidence from conflict zones and protests.

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