http://www.niemanlab.org/2019/02/acing-the-algorithmic-beat-journalisms-next-frontier/

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In a world where key decisions are increasingly driven by algorithms, journalists need to take a closer look at how they work and how they impact individuals and society. Here’s how The Wall Street Journal is approaching it. Algorithms shape large parts of everyday life: our interactions with other people, what products we purchase, the information we see (or don’t see), our investment decisions and our career paths. And we trust their judgment: people are more likely to follow advice when they are being told that it came from an algorithm rather than a human, according to a Harvard Business School study . MACHINES MAKE MISTAKES. Despite our growing reliance on algorithms, the Pew Research... Full story

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