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NewsQ Updates

Takeaways from the COVID-19 Community Convening

NewsQ’s KNoW Science, MuckRock, and SciLine organized the COVID-19 Community Convening, an online meeting that connected local newsrooms with science and health experts.

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NewsQ Readings

What We’re Reading: September Updates from the NewsQ Library

A sample of just some of the articles, blog posts, and stories the NewsQ team has been reading recently.

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NewsQ Readings

What We’re Reading: August Updates from the NewsQ Library

A sample of just some of the articles, blog posts, and stories the NewsQ team has been reading recently.

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News Algorithms

What is the Relationship Between Fact-checks and Accuracy? (Part II)

Taking fact-checking as a straightforward signal for accuracy proves difficult because determining accuracy itself is challenging

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News Algorithms News Ranking Review Panels Signals Research

The Challenge of Improving Diversity in News Feeds

What aspects of diversity are most important to consider when it comes to ranking and recommending the news?

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Signals Research

Can Improving Algorithms in Fact Improve News Quality?

Highly ranked stories, which might reward outlets financially, do not necessarily result in the production of quality journalism.

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Signals Research

How Might We Detect Who Is and Who Is Not Doing Journalism Online?

The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics will use NewsQ signals data to explore whether journalism ethics data can inform behavioral signals on journalism for platforms as well as the news industry.

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NewsQ Updates

NewsQ: What is Quality Journalism… Online?

What should quality journalism online — through the distribution mechanisms of algorithms — look like? Over the next months, the NewsQ initiative looks forward to creating resources and fora in which to support constructive engagement on this issue. After all, we continue to be uneasy about the news. We know this. Through a number of […]