Simon Willison’s Weblog

6 items tagged “news”

This Is How We Radicalized The World (via) Don’t be put off by the click-baity title: this article by Ryan Broderick is absolutely worth your time. Ryan has been traveling the world covering the global rise of populism, which has been driven in a great part by new patterns of social media usage and distrust of the news media. Ryan ties together stories from a bunch of different countries over the last few years and make a compelling case that we need to come to terms with social media radicalization as a global problem and figure out how to respond to it and deal with the fallout. # 31st October 2018, 1:11 am

On the ground at the G20 protests. Roo Reynolds got trapped in the square mile. # 2nd April 2009, 8:06 am

There’s no such thing as a good day to bury bad news any more, the Internet has seen to that.

Tom Steinberg # 22nd January 2009, 10:20 am

Google apps for your newsroom. How the LJ World team use online tools like Google Spreadsheet, Swivel, ManyEyes and Google MyMaps to collaborate with the newsroom and build data-heavy applications even faster. # 7th January 2008, 9:24 pm

journa-list.com. Fantastic new site that indexes UK news stories by the person who wrote them. Being able to track a journalist’s output like this makes it much easier to figure out their personal biases over time. # 11th October 2007, 4:04 pm

Times to Stop Charging for Parts of Its Web Site. The New York Times finally acknowledges that you can’t be the “paper of record” if no one can link to you. # 18th September 2007, 8:40 am