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How technology disrupted the truth

Social media has swallowed the news – threatening the funding of public-interest reporting and ushering in an era when everyone has their own facts. But the consequences go far beyond journalism by Katharine Viner One Monday morning last September, Britain woke to a depraved news story. The prime minister, David Cameron, had committed an “obscene… Continue reading How technology disrupted the truth

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How The Boston Globe, up for sale, is navigating its free/paid strategy

Sitting in his office last week, Brian McGrory, the new editor of The Boston Globe, described the relationship between the two websites — similarly named, often confused, one free, one paid — that his newspaper offers. “I’ve always thought that the success of BostonGlobe.com was inhibited in a couple of ways by Boston.com,” McGrory said. “One, is this sense… Continue reading How The Boston Globe, up for sale, is navigating its free/paid strategy

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Predictions for digital journalism in 2013

We asked seven industry experts to share their predictions for digital journalism in 2013. They are key figures from the New York Times, WSJ.com, FT.com, the Daily Post, plus an academic, the founder social news agency Storyful, and a leader in B2B who is also chair of the Association of Online Publishers. There are predictions… Continue reading Predictions for digital journalism in 2013

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Recorded Future: Προφητεία ή αλγόριθμος; (Part I)

ΠΗΓΗ: http://www.npr.org/2012/10/08/162397787/predicting-the-future-fantasy-or-a-good-algorithm After failing to predict the Arab Spring, intelligence officials are now exploring whether Big Data, the combing of billions of pieces of disparate electronic information, can help them identify hot spots before they explode. The intelligence community has always been in the business of forecasting the future. The question is whether tapping into publicly… Continue reading Recorded Future: Προφητεία ή αλγόριθμος; (Part I)

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Ερχονται τα ηλεκτρονικά περίπτερα

By RUSSELL ADAMS and JESSICA E. VASCELLARO Google Inc. and Apple Inc. have stepped up their battle to win over publishers, as the two companies vie to become the dominant distributor of newspapers and magazines for tablet computers and other mobile devices. Google is trying to drum up publishers’ support for a new Google-operated digital newsstand for users… Continue reading Ερχονται τα ηλεκτρονικά περίπτερα