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9:20 PM ET, February 22, 2018

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Wall Street Journal:
Analysis finds algorithms designed by Facebook, Google, and others often struggle to detect doctored images and videos, a key tool for misinformation efforts  —  The tech company's filters can't adequately detect misinformation distributed through altered images
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Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Facebook's tool for fact-checking partners only lets them flag links, not videos or memes; Facebook says it's working on a way to add images to the tool  —  On social media, fake memes are everywhere.  And on Facebook, they're not being met with the full force of the tools available for other dubious content.
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab:
How The Wall Street Journal gives different levels of access to different kinds of potential subscribers, assigning scores to readers based on 60+ signals  —  Non-subscribers visiting WSJ.com now get a score, based on dozens of signals, that indicates how likely they'll be to subscribe.
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
FCC's Restoring Internet Freedom order, which repeals 2015 Net Neutrality rules, officially takes effect today, signalling beginning of various legal challenges  —  The FCC's “Restoring Internet Freedom” order, which vastly curtails the agency's 2015 net neutrality rules …
Adrian Chen / New Yorker:
A reluctant expert on the Internet Research Agency examines how his statements get used by partisans, just as they used the tweets from Facebook's Rob Goldman  —  Whenever the Internet Research Agency is in the news, I get a sinking feeling in my stomach.  I was one of the first U.S. journalists …
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Google, YouTube, and Facebook don't find misinformation and hoaxes quickly enough after tragedies, may need breaking news teams to scan for misleading content  —  In the first hours after last October's mass shooting in Las Vegas, my colleague Ryan Broderick noticed something peculiar …
Steven Hsieh / The Stranger:
Newsweek retracts a story based on a blog called Unhack the Vote that blamed Senator Al Franken's resignation on an alt-right bot network  —  On Monday, Newsweek published a story titled, “How An Alt-Right Bot Network Took Down Al Franken.”  Relying heavily on a blog called Unhack the Vote …
Discussion: Newsweek, The Wrap and Mediaite
Columbia Journalism Review:
At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, student journalists are in a unique position to report on the events as they toe the line between journalism and activism  —  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School can be see on February 17, 2018 in Parkland, Florida.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Agence France-Presse:
Media and human rights groups call Philippine President Duterte's move to ban Rappler journalists from his palace a threat to press freedom  —  Since taking power in 2016, Duterte has publicly attacked media outlets which have criticised his policies  —  Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's move …
Knight First Amendment Institute:
Knight First Amendment Institute announces it's receiving $6.5M in grants over five years from Democracy Fund, First Look Media, and the Charles Koch Foundation  —  The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University announced today that Democracy Fund, First Look Media …
 
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Ronan Shields / The Drum:
Pandora debuts programmatic audio ads, tests private marketplace in pilot program with Volkswagen
Discussion: Pandora, Ad Age and AdExchanger
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
How Amazon's Createspace publishing arm was used to launder money using stolen credit cards, dubious ebooks, and by impersonating authors
Discussion: Fortune
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Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Spotify co-founders plan to retain control after direct stock listing through super voting shares, following Google-Facebook IPO playbook
Matt Novak / Gizmodo:
Twitter issues statement saying its tools and rules are apolitical, after a number of conservative Twitter users lost thousands of followers during bot purge