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Most Americans get news from social media, despite doubts – study

Sep 11, 2018 - 2:25 PM

Even though they are skeptical, two-thirds of American adults still get some of their news from social media

SOCIAL NEWS. This photo illustration taken on March 22, 2018 shows apps for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social networks on a smartphone. File photo by Chandan Khanna/AFP

Facebook announces first original news shows

Jun 07, 2018 - 10:55 AM

The social network also announces that they're working on a 'Breaking News' label to adorn posts in News Feed, and a 'Today' section dedicated to 'breaking and important news' from local publishers

FB NEWS. The social network experiments with news programs done in partnership with media organizations to battle fake news. Screenshot from Facebook

WATCH: 'Fake news' and the dilemma it has created

Jan 26, 2018 - 8:57 PM

UP professor Clarissa David explains the spread of disinformation and misinformation on social media, its impact online and offline, and the steps we can take to address it

DILEMMA OF 'FAKE NEWS'. UP professor Clarissa David talks about the dilemma brought by fake news. Screengrab from Rappler video

Cebu Press Freedom Week Editorial: The challenge of keeping credibility

Sep 22, 2016 - 10:17 AM

Credibility is guarded like a heavenly treasure by every journalist who values his name and every news organization that puts a premium on its reputation But that is no longer as easy to do as just saying it

Facebook lets you 'control your news feed' again

Jul 10, 2015 - 12:16 AM

Let s see how it pans out this time around

At the mercy of Facebook's Zuckerberg

May 17, 2014 - 8:45 AM

Because the issue is not just about algorithms it s also about the sheer volume of information the world’s second most visited website has about its users

Social Media: Stirring up feelings about home

Sep 03, 2013 - 10:27 PM

As a Filipino abroad my personal attachment to my country comes with embracing everything that I love and hate about it

Live Blog: International Media Conference 2012 Seoul Day 1

Jun 23, 2012 - 8:58 AM

Networked News: How New Media Is Shaping Stories in Asia and the Pacific