Tag: truth

by Julie Keck

1. Why rumors outrace the truth online (Brendan Nyhan / New York Times) 2. Does it matter that some New York Times editors and writers don’t tweet? Yes and no (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 3. The Toast hires Roxane Gay to lead new sister site ‘The Butter’ (Peter Sterne / Capital New York) 4. The […] more »

by Josh Stearns

Last week Twitter and CNN announced a major partnership with the data analysis startup Dataminr to shift the way journalists use Twitter as an early alert system for breaking news. Dataminr worked with CNN to fine-tune the algorithms they use, to help close the gap “between the eyewitness wanting to be heard and the journalist who wants to listen,” […] more »