Tag Archives: NeimanLab

Google Wins Global Privacy Case

Google wins global privacy case: In a French court, Google agreed to delete search results for a person in Europe only, but not in the rest of the world.

A European court agrees, setting a standard that one country’s internet rules cannot be imposed on other countries.

 

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News Bums People Out

News bums people out: “Basically, we are bumming — and burning — people out,” writes Christine Schmidt about a worldwide Reuters Digital News report. People avoid it.

Solutions journalism points the way to solving depressing problems, like details putting solutions into action.

A Scary State In Newspaper Journalism

A scary state in newspaper journalism: Potential buyers pass on the fading Youngstown Vindicator, “and that’s scary as hell,” writes Joshua Benton.

The energy in the newspaper business for the past half-decade-plus has been toward consolidation, he writes. Lack of interest in the 150-year-old Vindicator might indicate consolidators decided that “financially there’s nothing of value left to consolidate.”

 

Automated Journalism

Automated journalism: Newsrooms always adapted to new technology like artificial intelligence, writes Nicholas Diakopoulos.

“Reporting, listening, responding and pushing back, negotiating with sources, and then having the creativity to put it together — AI can do none of these indispensable journalistic tasks,” he writes.