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(Kevin Anderson, managing producer, digital media, @ideastream. Expert in digital transformation with experience as an innovator and leader at the BBC, The Guardian and Gannett.)
Assessing the impact of the Panama Papers three years later. Not space left on supermarket shelves for newspapers and magazines. Facebook allowing fact check exemption for satire? Good faith effort to allow humour or loophole for disinformation?
You can still get a wine advent calendar at an Aldi store in the U.K., but you can't buy a newspaper to go along with it. The German-owned grocery store chain — which is the fifth-largest in the U.K. and also operates in 17 other countries…
Reuters Institute Digital News Report
– Mar 14, 2019
Major outcomes continue to unfold nearly three years on from the global investigation known as the ‘Panama Papers', first unveiled 3 Apr. 2016 in a wave of stories published simultaneously by news outlets in 76 countries. So far in 2019…
Mr AndersonRT @orskov: The first systematic overview of the impacts of Panama Papers reporting around the world. Collected by @gravesmatter from @risj_oxford. The results 'offer compelling evidence of the powerful impact' of high-profile investigative journalism
The growing stream of reporting on and data about fake news, misinformation, partisan content, and news literacy is hard to keep up with. This weekly roundup offers the highlights of what you might have missed. Come on, it's just satire! Creators…
One Man & His Blog
– Oct 7, 2019, 3:48 AM
Liveblogged notes from the News Impact Summit on Climate Crisis reporting. prone to error, inaccuracy and howling crimes against grammar and syntax. How do you combine climate science and climate journalism? Adam Levy has a PhD in climate science…
The BBC is preparing a complete revamp of its iPlayer streaming service in the face of competition from Netflix, as it prepares for a life beyond traditional television channels. The move is the latest attempt by the corporation to deal with…
The New York Times
– Oct 5, 2019, 12:00 AM
Lu Yingxin has been singing “My People, My Country” for the past week. An earnest propaganda anthem from 1985, the song typically wouldn't stand a chance against Taylor Swift, K-pop and other modern tunes the 18-year-old college…
Mr AndersonRT @mediagazer How China is using social media and films to stir patriotism and get communist party propaganda enthusiastically embraced by young people (@liyuan6 / New York Times)
The New York Times
– Oct 4, 2019, 2:30 PM
Google and Facebook collect information about us and then sell that data to advertisers. Websites deposit invisible “cookies” onto our computers and then record where we go online. Even our own government has been known to track us.
Mr AndersonA good addition to forensic digital journalists' toolkit.
Does audience engagement-focused reporting actually improve a news organization's revenue? After $650,000, nearly three dozen newsrooms' experiments, and one year later, it's still unclear. Four major journalism funders pooled the money for a fund…
Mr AndersonRT @Mediagazer A review of results for grantees of the Community Listening and Engagement Fund finds nearly all outlets reported more engagement, most didn't see more revenue (@newsbyschmidt / Nieman Lab)
– Oct 1, 2019
On November 8, 2016, tens of million of Americans went to vote at about 110,000 polling places. Most were in and out in under 10 minutes, but many still waited in line a long while—in some cases, for hours. Until now, a comprehensive…
Mr AndersonMT @marceelias: Modern-day voter suppression must be challenged. 'Relative to entirely-white neighborhoods, residents of entirely-black neighborhoods waited 29% longer to vote and were 74% more likely to spend more than 30 minutes at their polling place.'