Facebook hired former New York Times staffer Alex Hardiman in a new position called head of news products. According to Recode, “Hardiman will work with publishers to create news features, and also try to stop the proliferation of false news on the service.”
An article published by MediaShift discussed the potential ethical consequences of using artificial intelligence to generate news.
Breitbart was “denied its application for credentials to cover Congress because of concerns over the site’s funding, staffing, workspace and independence” by the Standing Committee of Correspondents of the House and Senate Press Gallery, according to Poynter.
A Poynter ethicist discusses the journalistic values of accuracy and minimizing harm as it applies to giving nicknames to notorious killers.