How news feed algorithms supercharge confirmation bias | Eli Pariser

How news feed algorithms supercharge confirmation bias | Eli Pariser

A filter bubble is your own personal universe of information that’s been generated by algorithms that are trying to guess what you’re interested in. And increasingly online we live in these bubbles. They follow us around. They form part of the fabric of most websites …

Online Video Has Brought to Light Old News: Sanctioned Violence against Black and Brown Bodies

Online Video Has Brought to Light Old News:  Sanctioned Violence against Black and Brown Bodies

In Thomas Jefferson’s memoir, Notes on the State of Virginia. He wrote that the slave is incapable of love. The slave is incapable of possessing and sustaining complex emotion. And that black people are inferior to whites in both the endowments of body and mind. …

I reported the news in print and online. Here’s the difference. | Jill Abramson

I reported the news in print and online. Here’s the difference. | Jill Abramson

The expectation of really all people now is that they’re going to know what happened the instant it happens. And that’s great when the information is accurate. I think the downside of just so many stories circulating at any given microsecond is that people feel …