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Dan Rather calls Trump a ‘threat to our democracy’ after media ban

Former CBS News anchor Dan Rather called President Trump a “threat to our democracy” after his actions Friday banning some media from a press gaggle. He authored a scathing note on his Facebook account and sent it out via Twitter Friday evening.<p>“The time for normalizing, dissembling, and explaining …

Journalism

How you’ll know when the U.S. isn’t a democracy anymore

Here's the funny thing about democracy: Sometimes, you don't know what you've got til it's gone.<p>John Carey, a Dartmouth professor of government, would know. He has spent his career studying the erosion of democracy in Latin American countries such as Venezuela and Argentina. And time and again, he …

Democracy

Facebook's anti-Trump news surge

'I want to be as blunt as a punch in the nose,' says Dan Rather, whose page has gained a million followers in less than two months.<p>Social media made Donald Trump president; now, it’s seeding a new industry of Facebook news pages dedicated to bringing him down.<p>The trove of new anti-Trump and …

Journalism

This app is like Tinder, but for deleting your embarrassing, awful old tweets

There's finally an easy, fun way to delete your old tweets.<p>For $0.99, a new iOS app called Keep or Delete by German developer Tobias Block allows you to delete your old tweets in a Tinder-like UI. It's simple: The app loads your tweets, and you then swipe right to keep, or left to delete. It's like …

Social Media

CNN relaunches its mobile app around - what else? - video

As part of a $20-million digital expansion begun last year, CNN is relaunching its mobile app on February 24 with a focus on video.<p>The new app …

Apps

The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World

Ten years ago, the idea of getting into a stranger's car, or a walking into a stranger's home, would have seemed bizarre and dangerous, but today …

Here’s what non-fake news looks like

<b>Journalists literally “make” news.</b> They do not find it. They do not publish transcripts of reality. Even in their best efforts, they would not …

Journalism

The New York Times has a new marketing campaign: "The truth is more important now than ever." https://t.co/FLPPIozpXn

Designing the new Flipboard

What’s your passion?<p>Written in large letters along the wall of our office in Palo Alto is the phrase, “Great stories move the world forward.” On the …

Cover Story: Barry Blitt’s “Eustace Vladimirovich Tilley”

Vladimir Putin may have influenced the U.S. Presidential election, but his plans are much bigger. “I’m boning up on my Cyrillic,” Barry Blitt, the artist behind the cover of next week’s issue, says. In a riff on the magazine’s first cover, from 1925, by Rea Irvin, Blitt imagines a future in which …

Entertainment

Lo tremendo de esto es ver la fecha. https://t.co/JYBZIQi1Ux

TV Commercial | The New York Times | The Truth Is Hard

WHEN COMPUTERS LEARN TO SWEAR:

<b>USING MACHINE LEARNING FOR BETTER ONLINE CONVERSATIONS</b><p>Imagine trying to have a conversation with your friends about the news you read this morning, …

El problema del periodismo, resumido en la respuesta de un periódico a una lectora

En los últimos días, un mensaje publicado en Twitter por Alejandro Pino, director de Publimetro Colombia, está corriendo como la pólvora por las …

Thrilling discovery of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star

Exoplanets found orbiting Trappist-1 raise hope that the hunt for alien life beyond the solar system can start much sooner than previously thought<p>A huddle of seven worlds, all close in size to Earth, and perhaps warm enough for water and the life it can sustain, has been spotted around a small, …

Exoplanets

Seven Earth-Sized Planets Have Been Spotted Around a Nearby Star

And all of them are in the temperate zone.<p>In late 2015, in the Chilean desert, astronomers pointed a telescope at a faint, nearby star known as a red dwarf. Amid the star’s dim infrared glow, they spotted periodic dips, a telltale sign that something was passing in front of it, blocking its light …

Astronomy

How Mark Zuckerberg could really fix journalism

<i>“A strong news industry is. . . critical to building an informed community. Giving people a voice is not enough without having people dedicated to</i> …

Journalism

Don't Dismiss Trump's Attacks on the Media as Mere Stupidity

<i>Bret Stephens delivered the Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture this week at the University of California, Los Angeles. Read the full text of his remarks</i> …

Donald Trump

Commander in Chief. https://t.co/kvlFLf4EF4

A Journalist takes Trump's media-bias survey

Last week, U.S. President and anti–fake news activist Donald J. Trump’s campaign committee circulated a link to an online “Mainstream Media …

Journalism

What Facebook Owes to Journalism

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg’s manifesto about community, released last week on Facebook, wisely analyzed the state of journalism: He decried sensationalism, and declared that “a strong news industry is also critical to building an informed community.” Giving people a voice, he said, …