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Molly McKew / Wired:
Tracing the “information terrorists” who fuel conspiracy theories and battles from Gamergate and QAnon to attacks on Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford   —  The network architecture built in Gamergate helped propel Trump to the presidency and fuel conspiracies like Pizzagate and QAnon.
Oct 7, 2018, 1:55 AM - In context

Jack Dorsey / Wired:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey nominates ProPublica as a company that will “shake up” digital in the next 25 years, for Wired's “Wired @ 25” issue   —  I DISCOVERED PROPUBLICA about two years ago and became interested in it right away because of its mission …
Sep 18, 2018, 11:55 AM - In context

Brian Barrett / Wired:
A look at The Weather Channel's “green screen immersive studio”, which allows it to bring extreme weather to life through immersive demonstrations   —  AT A CERTAIN point, you think you have a good grasp of what to expect from weather graphics.  A color-coded map, a five-day forecast with a sassy cloud.
Sep 15, 2018, 4:55 AM - In context

Renee DiResta / Wired:
As politicians accuse search and social media firms of censorship, the real focus should be on opaque algorithms and reckless amplification of harmful content   —  THE ALGORITHMS THAT govern how we find information online are once again in the news—but you have to squint to find them.
Sep 1, 2018, 4:45 PM - In context

Brian Barrett / Wired:
How StoryBots, with 150 songs, 500M views, a Netflix series, and an educational arm grew out of a viral 2004 satirical political video   —  ON A LATE June day in 2012, Gregg and Evan Spiridellis uploaded five videos to YouTube.  Each featured a quintet of monochromatic cartoon robots, catchy songs, and an educational slant.
Aug 26, 2018, 11:25 PM - In context

Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
NewsGuard, which rates the trustworthiness of news sites, releases Chrome and Edge plug-ins to show detailed ratings, partners with libraries to educate readers   —  SAY YOU'RE SCROLLING through Facebook, see an article that seems a little hinky, and flag it.
Aug 25, 2018, 6:40 PM - In context

Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
A look at SurfSafe, a browser plug-in that cross-references images with 100 trusted news sites and fact-checking organizations to determine if images are fake   —  WHEN MICHAEL BENNETT played for the Seattle Seahawks, he celebrated wins with a victory dance in the team locker room.
Aug 23, 2018, 4:15 PM - In context

Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
A look at the Atlantic Council's Digital Forensics Research Lab and its partnership with Facebook as it works to spot the origins of online disinformation   —  IN LATE JULY, a group of high-ranking Facebook executives organized an emergency conference call with reporters across the country.
Aug 17, 2018, 12:05 AM - In context

Felix Salmon / Wired:
Jeffrey Katzenberg's NewTV, with $1B in funding and an experienced CEO in Meg Whitman, faces an uphill battle trying to disrupt linear TV with short-form video   —  CALL IT JEFFREY Katzenberg's unicorn newborn.  An operating company has come into being, ex nihilo, with the blandest of names—NewTV—and a valuation north of $1 billion.
Aug 15, 2018, 4:05 AM - In context

Louise Matsakis / Wired:
Profile: the Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia project has 120+ volunteers who rewrite and improve articles on conspiracy theories and unscientific health info   —  SUSAN GERBIC SPENT her career photographing babies at a department store in Salinas, California, just 100 miles south of San Francisco.
Jul 29, 2018, 1:45 AM - In context

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