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This Week in Review: Truth and lies on Twitter during Sandy, and the pundits vs. Nate Silver

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on Nov. 2, 2012.] Twitter as both truth and lie generator: As Sandy finally dissipates, millions remain without power, heat, and transportation. The news-about-the-news crowd has moved on pretty quickly … Continue reading

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18. April 2013 by Mark
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This Week in Review: Apple’s win and mobile’s future, and fresh ways to cover the conventions

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on Aug. 31, 2012.] Apple’s big patent win: A U.S. grand jury returned a patent verdict in Apple’s favor last Friday that could have vast implications for mobile media production … Continue reading

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01. February 2013 by Mark
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Why political journalists can’t stand Nate Silver: The limits of journalistic knowledge

The more I think about the rift between political journalism and Nate Silver, the more it seems that it’s one that’s fundamentally an issue of epistemology — how journalists know what they know. Here’s why I think that’s the case. When … Continue reading

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31. October 2012 by Mark
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This Week in Review: Yahoo’s future with Marissa Mayer, and learning from Digg’s demise

[This review was originally posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on July 20, 2012.] Yahoo’s surprising hire: Yahoo’s struggles over the past several years have been well documented, but the company made a big splash this week with its choice … Continue reading

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27. August 2012 by Mark
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This Week in Review: Google and the social search wars, and the Post’s in-house innovation critic

[This review was initially posted at the Nieman Journalism Lab on January 13, 2012.] Social search and competition: Google made a major move toward unifying search and social networks (particularly its own) this week by fusing Google+ into its search and … Continue reading

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01. June 2012 by Mark
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