Business models

News in the Attention Economy: Are you the customer or the product?

Reflections on how The Social Dilemma applies to news sources relying on advertising revenue
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Coronavirus

Can China’s Covid News Be Trusted?

China has received abundant ridicule for its role in Covid-19, from its early negligence, to its influence over the World Health Organization, to its draconian measures to control the virus. Part...
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biden

How Will Foreign Policy Change Under a Biden Administration?

Soon after President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20, U.S. foreign policy will steer toward more familiar waters. While President Trump’s approach to the international system has been
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Why is the news biased?

A look into how increasing advertising revenue and motivated reasoning can drive polarization in the news sphere. 
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journalism

Can You Remain Unbiased When Reading the News?

Just before the 2020 general election, a friend on Twitter paraphrased a famous quote that says, “if you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything.” And later, another friend on Whatsapp...
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Coronavirus

Can the Government Mandate a Covid-19 Vaccine? Will It Have To?

With the emergence of two vaccines with high levels of effectiveness, there’s a strong prospect of having powerful new tools to combat Covid-19 in the months ahead. But the road between a vaccine...
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Why Were the Polls Wrong?

Since the election on November 3, one question on many people’s minds was how the polling industry could have interpreted the desires of American voters so poorly. While many polls had shown large...
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How Will Trump and Biden’s Tax Plans Affect Americans?

In U.S. presidential elections, the candidates’ respective tax plans continue to be a pivotal issue. For many, the direction of tax policy and the portion of American society that is targeted are...
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21 min read
Coronavirus - Dec 19, 2020

Can China’s Covid News Be Trusted?

China has received abundant ridicule for its role in Covid-19, from its early negligence, to its influence over the World Health Organization, to its draconian measures to control the virus. Part of the negative perception in...
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24 min read
biden - Dec 7, 2020

How Will Foreign Policy Change Under a Biden Administration?

Soon after President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20, U.S. foreign policy will steer toward more familiar waters. While President Trump’s approach to the international system has been unconventional, isolating, ...
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5 min read

Why is the news biased?

A look into how increasing advertising revenue and motivated reasoning can drive polarization in the news sphere. 
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3 min read
journalism - Dec 1, 2020

Can You Remain Unbiased When Reading the News?

Just before the 2020 general election, a friend on Twitter paraphrased a famous quote that says, “if you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything.” And later, another friend on Whatsapp said, “you have to take a...
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26 min read
Coronavirus - Nov 22, 2020

Can the Government Mandate a Covid-19 Vaccine? Will It Have To?

With the emergence of two vaccines with high levels of effectiveness, there’s a strong prospect of having powerful new tools to combat Covid-19 in the months ahead. But the road between a vaccine and society returning to...
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18 min read

Why Were the Polls Wrong?

Since the election on November 3, one question on many people’s minds was how the polling industry could have interpreted the desires of American voters so poorly. While many polls had shown large leads for President-elect Joe...
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24 min read

How Will Trump and Biden’s Tax Plans Affect Americans?

In U.S. presidential elections, the candidates’ respective tax plans continue to be a pivotal issue. For many, the direction of tax policy and the portion of American society that is targeted are key barometers for whether the...
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8 min read

The Most Credible Reporters for Election News

With less than two weeks left before the election, Americans are inundated with thousands of news articles that have every conceivable angle on this election season. Which stories are worth reading with our limited time?
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9 min read
news - Oct 15, 2020

The Factual’s Most Credible Sources for Election News

With the U.S. presidential election less than three weeks away, the need for credible news remains high as voters head to the polls. Given the contentiousness of the competition and questions swirling about what will happen...
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