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  • How publishers are using Snapchat’s curated stories tool for breaking news and more

    One benefit of Snap's Curated Our Stories product is it does not require a huge staff, compared to traditional Snapchat channels. The post How publishers are using Snapchat’s curated stories tool for breaking news and more appeared first on Digiday.

  • Poll: Majority of Americans think mainstream press publish fake news for partisan gain

    A poll released by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University revealed a majority of Americans believe the press publish fake news for political reasons. Ironically, or perhaps demonstratively, most press either ignored the poll, or cast it as a Republican problem. The poll's authors write of the pertinent question that it shows Trump's "war on the press" is working. They clarify that they used very carefully chosen words, which is an important point.Here we ask...

  • The art of breaking down the news without breaking down our readers

    You know that feeling of being overwhelmed by the pace of news—mostly horrifying news—in the Trump era? The small but mighty editorial team at Daily Kos lives in that firehose eight to 10 hours a day, dedicated to bringing context, insight, and analysis to the day’s events. Readers often wisely choose to take a deep breath, dip into news, then turn their attention to their own personal lives and jobs. But for our team, this is their job. And it’s a tough one. The Daily Kos editorial team...

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  • Facebook Is Changing News Feed (Again) to Stop Fake News

    The social media giant debuted new features and tools to help in its Sisyphean fight against misinformation and abuse on Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger.