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Patrice Peck / Wired:
A journalist's account of starting “Coronavirus News for Black Folks”, and how Black people have long had to use DIY media to work around slow, mainstream press   —  In April, I started Coronavirus News for Black Folks.  It gave me a kind of second sight.
Nov 15, 2020, 8:00 AM - In context

Noam Cohen / Wired:
Wikipedia to protect its main 2020 election page with expanded measures, like stopping new editors from making edits, that it has used to stop COVID-19 misinfo   —  The encyclopedia is determined to emerge from the insanity of a pandemic and a polarizing election with its information and reputation intact.
Oct 27, 2020, 9:45 AM - In context

Kate Knibbs / Wired:
ClickHole, whose staff became worker-owners in May, struggles to stay relevant in 2020 while reckoning with a lack of diversity and facing a financial crunch   —  The humor site has survived it all: new owners, layoffs, a culture war.  Now a worker-owned cooperative, it needs to update its voice—and bring home the bacon.
Oct 25, 2020, 6:35 AM - In context

Gilad Edelman / Wired:
A group of tech companies, publishers, and advocates unveil Global Privacy Standard, to let users opt out of the sale of personal data at the browser level   —  California's privacy law says businesses must respect universal opt-outs.  Now the technology finally exists to put that to the test.
Oct 7, 2020, 2:55 PM - In context

Aarian Marshall / Wired:
Library checkouts of ebooks are up 52% YoY since March as libraries pay an average of $40 per copy due to publisher restrictions limiting library lending   —  Checkouts of digital books from a popular service are up 52 percent since March.  Publishers say their easy availability hurts sales.
Oct 2, 2020, 8:15 AM - In context

Clive Thompson / Wired:
YouTube taught its recommendation system how to recognize and demote conspiratorial videos, but organic link-sharing and bot promotion are thwarting its efforts   —  From flat-earthers to QAnon to Covid quackery, the video giant is awash in misinformation.  Can AI keep the lunatic fringe from going viral?
Sep 19, 2020, 6:30 PM - In context

Louise Matsakis / Wired:
A month after the launch of TikTok's $200M fund, some creators are complaining about the low payouts and lack of transparency in how payouts are calculated   —  Users say the platform's new Creator Fund is opaque and riddled with problems.  The company says it's listening.
Sep 11, 2020, 11:35 AM - In context

Boone Ashworth / Wired:
Google updates Your News Update, its Assistant-powered audio news service, with new features including its own “newscaster voice”   —  The company's latest news product is an ever-replenishing playlist of audio stories—curated, in part, by the wealth of data it has on you.
Sep 2, 2020, 10:45 AM - In context

Gilad Edelman / Wired:
A leading antitrust scholar says Google's ad marketplace should be regulated as it both runs the market and competes as its biggest buyer and seller   —  A leading antitrust scholar says yes.  Congress may be listening.  —  The days of suit-clad men shouting out orders on the bustling floors …
Sep 1, 2020, 4:55 AM - In context

Louise Matsakis / Wired:
Citizen Lab: between January and May 2020, China censored over 2,000 terms related to coronavirus on WeChat to control the narrative about China and the disease   —  In China, the messaging platform blocked thousands of keywords related to the virus, a new report reveals.
Aug 29, 2020, 2:20 AM - In context

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