#Journalism agenda: “RISJ Digital News Report: New models emerging from the wreckage of digital disruption…

RISJ Digital News Report: New models emerging from the wreckage of digital disruption  Journalism.co.uk by Nic Newman The 2017 Digital News Report offers some glimmers of hope that the news industry in Europe is beginning to move forward with new approaches and fresh thinking Using social media appears to diversify your news diet, not narrow it Nieman … Read more

#journalism agenda: “The Washington Post’s new slogan is movie-poster worthy”

The Washington Post’s new slogan is movie-poster worthy Mashable! by Jason Abbruzzese The Washington Post has a new slogan: Democracy Dies in Darkness. That’s not just something for its press materials. The words are now right there below the paper’s name on the front page of its website. Judy Asks: Is Social Media Replacing Journalism? Carnegie … Read more

#Anthropology roundup: “Cooperation and competition in social anthropology…”Refugees, Immigrants, and Trump’s Executive Order: Six Anthropologists Speak Out…

Cooperation and competition in social anthropology Anthropology Today by J.L. Molina, M.J. Lubbers, H. Valenzuela-García, S. Gómez-Mestres   The emergence of cooperation in human societies has received ample academic attention from different disciplines, and is usually considered as an adaptive response to competition over scarce resources. In this article, the authors review the specific contribution that … Read more

#Cyberculture agenda: “#DeleteUber: Users angry at Trump Muslim ban scrap app…

#DeleteUber: Users angry at Trump Muslim ban scrap app  AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH)   Uber provided rides at JFK airport while other taxi drivers held strike over Trump’s ban on Muslim travellers. 2 big names in video games take on Trump’s immigration ban Mashable! by Adam Rosenberg   The Trump administration’s immigration ban has prompted a … Read more

#Cyberculture Pew Report on Online Shopping and E-Commerce…Facebook report on Government Requests…

Online Shopping and E-Commerce  Pew Internet Rss Feed: Reports by Pew Research Center: Internet, Science & Tech   (Photo by Erik Isakson) Facebook: 59,229 Government Requests for Account Data in First Half of 2016  All Facebook by David Cohen   Government requests for Facebook account data were up 27 percent in the first half of 2016 compared … Read more

A chart to classify US media… Journalism agenda…

via ********   Clamping down on viral fake news, Facebook partners with sites like Snopes and adds new user reporting Nieman Journalism Lab by Laura Hazard Owen   After weeks of criticism over its role in spreading fake news during and after the 2016 presidential election, Facebook announced Thursday that it’s taking some concrete steps to … Read more

Journalism agenda: “The wild west of automated news”

The wild west of automated news. A Medium collection ************** Centre for Community Journalism launches network to represent independent news publishers Journalism.co.uk   The network will provide an online forum, training and advocacy for its members The year of the fact-checking bot  Nieman Journalism Lab by Bill Adair   A year ago, I predicted that 2016 would … Read more

Journalism agenda: “Trust is the new click”

Trust is the new click  Nieman Journalism Lab by Michael Kuntz In 2016, the media’s usual battle for attention felt more like a war. Fueled primarily by an unprecedented political season, consumers were bombarded with a ceaseless litany of “breaking news,” recycled headlines, fake stories, and social feeds just begging for their next click. From an … Read more

Journalism agenda: Social Media giants react to fake news phenomena after the damage already done…

Twitter is banning multiple alt-right accounts The Next Web by Abhimanyu Ghoshal Following the release of new features to tackle abuse on its network yesterday, Twitter has begun suspending the accounts of users associated with the alt-right political movement, reports USA Today. That includes the one belonging to Richard Spencer, who heads up the National Policy … Read more

Journalism agenda: Fact-checking at Google News…

Google will now help you fact-check Trump (and other lies) The Next Web by Napier Lopez Google appears to be just as fed up with the constant lies during the presidential election as we are, so now it’s helping you set the facts straight. The company today introduced a new feature that will tag and help … Read more

Journalism agenda: New PEW research- Younger adults prefer to get their news in text, not video,

Younger adults prefer to get their news in text, not video, according to new data from Pew Research Nieman Journalism Lab by Ricardo Bilton Digital publishers may be pouring time and energy into cranking up their video operations, but for a lot of their potential viewers, text is still the way to go. New data from … Read more

Anthro roundup: A new journal: “Anthropology and Photography”

Anthropology and Photography  Material World by Haidy Geismar Anthropology & Photography (ISSN 2397-1754) is a new open-access RAI publication series edited by the RAI Photography Committee. Emerging from the international conference of the same name organized by the RAI at the British Museum in 2014, the series will highlight and make available to the widest possible … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “The U.S. will no longer have the final say on internet domain names…

Mozilla open-sourced its logo redesign, and here are the finalists  The Next Web by Natt Garun In June, Mozilla announced that it would be redesigning its logo with the help of the internet’s collaboration. Along the way, it asked its community members to provide feedback on every step, shaping the logo into what the Web believes … Read more

After all, “Pirate Bay is The King of Torrents Once Again

Update: the Best 37 Torrent Sites Pirate Bay is The King of Torrents Once Again  TorrentFreak Hollywood hoped that it would never happen, but this week The Pirate Bay quietly turned thirteen years old. Torrentz Remains Down, But The Clone Wars Are On  TorrentFreak by Ernesto Mere hours after Torrentz.eu announced its farewell last week, various clones and … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Not happy days for torrenters: R.I.P Torrentz…

Massively popular search engine Torrentz.eu shuts down – and nobody knows why  The Next Web Two weeks after pirates’ favorite search engine KickassTorrents closed doors following the arrest of alleged founder Artem Vaulin in Poland, the torrent community has lost another major player today – and this time it’s Torrentz.eu How Instagram geolocations can be used to illustrate inequality … Read more