misinformation

Apr
14
Is content moderation futile? And — if so — what should we do instead?

Is content moderation futile? And — if so — what should we do instead?

3 min read
Jan
20
Trump, QAnon and the limits of the “viral” metaphor to describe online communities

Trump, QAnon and the limits of the “viral” metaphor to describe online communities

Deplatforming Trump and QAnon won’t kill the movement. But it might just stop it growing as fast.
6 min read
Jan
05
Catch-up Digital Digest #1: revenue, vaccines and more

Catch-up Digital Digest #1: revenue, vaccines and more

4 min read
Sep
15
On engagement metrics and Facebook malignancy

On engagement metrics and Facebook malignancy

6 min read
Aug
04
Covid-19, schools, and the dangers of unintentional misinformation

Covid-19, schools, and the dangers of unintentional misinformation

Not all misinformation is intentional. Sometimes the angle we take on a story, and the headline we use, can leave completely the wrong impression in a reader's mind.
4 min read
Jul
03
Abuse, arrogant tech VCs and hypocrisy everywhere. It's time for the weekend, folks.

Abuse, arrogant tech VCs and hypocrisy everywhere. It's time for the weekend, folks.

5 min read
Jun
25
Journalists on social media: there's no easy answers on how they should behave

Journalists on social media: there's no easy answers on how they should behave

5 min read
Jun
23
The misinformation war is still an asymmetric one

The misinformation war is still an asymmetric one

4 min read
Jun
15
Social & Digital Lunchbreak: Facebook doesn't care, the spawn of news and conspiracies - and two vital jobs

Social & Digital Lunchbreak: Facebook doesn't care, the spawn of news and conspiracies - and two vital jobs

Your lunchtime digest of social and digital news, reminding us of Facebook's indifference, and the impact of Covid-19 on what is important reporting right now…
4 min read
Apr
02
Engaged Reading Digest: Google fights misinformation with $$$$

Engaged Reading Digest: Google fights misinformation with $$$$

Google fights back against Covid-19 misinformation, YouTube prepares its TikTok clone and the click frauders gear up…
4 min read