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Interesting items from the news content industry
In a new twist to the game of avoiding the release of public records, a US journalist has been sued by the state Attorney General for merely filing a Freedom of Information request.
While Google appears resigned to the fact that news producers need an income to continue their work, Facebook has thrown a tantrum at the prospect of new legislation to force them to pay for the news they publish.
Google has launched a controversial news platform in Australia in a sign that it has finally resigned itself to buying the news it had previously been republishing for free.
Australia is pushing forward with legislation to support its news industry by forcing tech giants like Facebook and Google to compensate news organisations for the free news the platforms dispense at the cost of the producers.
Google is offering US$ 3 million to news and fact-checking organisations that contribute to efforts to combat COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.
Fake news may set your blood boiling and threaten the very future of democratic debate, but the best thing you can do is keeping scrolling say a University of Westminster professor.
The Atlantic has retracted a story about competitive niche sports, two weeks after publication in its November 2020 magazine, by replacing the original story with an over 900-word retraction notice and apology from the editor.
Fake news and conspiracy peddler revealed to use more than 200 aggregator sites to push fabrications
Another network of fake news and conspiracy pushers has been outed by a service aimed at protecting internet users, NewsGuard.
Facebook is often considered a leading purveyor of fake news, but a small-scale study in the US shows that this is unlikely to show up in the top 10 of a person’s feed.