Taking fact-checking as a straightforward signal for accuracy proves difficult because determining accuracy itself is challenging
Highly ranked stories, which might reward outlets financially, do not necessarily result in the production of quality journalism.
The NewsQ team recently participated in WikiConference North America, a four-day, 70-session conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that focused on information reliability and credibility.
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.
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 […]