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The viral content problem: Many people don't care whether it's true

Craig Silverman, the author of a book about journalism and fact-checking called Regret The Error and a column by the same name at the Poynter Institute, has come out with a major report on the problem of online hoaxes and misinformation, … 1,223 more words

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Matthew Ingram (GigaOm) Highlights Craig Silverman's new study Lies, Damn Lies and Viral Content How News Websites Spread (and Debunk) Online Rumors, Unverified Claims and Misinformation.

Find it @ IC Library: dreams

I recommend these two films — you can watch them together  — they both have “terrible beauty”:

Dreams (Kurosawa, 1990) “Eight episodes exploring many aspects of humankind and man’s need to harmonize with nature. 102 more words

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Benton Foundation: Thune at AEI on Tech Policy

Chairman Thune at American Enterprise Institute (via Benton F) http://t.co/XpRdSTtUmD

— Catherine Michael (@ICComLib) January 29, 2015

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Medium / Backchannel: Crawford on the GOP's "Net Neutrality bait and switch"

Now the latest from @scrawford: the real motivation behind GOP's sudden (phony) embrace of net neutrality. https://t.co/SXB8J4Kvei

— Steven Levy (@StevenLevy) January 28, 2015

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