How technology disrupted the truth | Katharine Viner "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) https://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/jul/12/how-technology-...
Was journalism always about the facts? Yes, everyone may have their own facts, it's great when an important event is reported independently by 100s of people using social media. ‎- 9000
@9000 there is no shallow code in elephant palpated by hundreds of blind philosophers, eh? :) ‎- silpol
for someone who cares to compile the results of the multitudes of palpating blind philosophers, likely so. this is exactly where proper journalism might shine. ‎- 9000
@9000 data journalism, mind you ‎- silpol