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Facebook is a news editor: the real issues to be concerned about

26 May 2016
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In this article, Natali Helberger and Damian Trilling, both from the University of Amsterdam's Institute for Information Law, argue that whilst Facebook’s use of human editors may bring comfort to some, there are wider issues concerning editorial responsibility that need to be addressed.

Helberger and Trilling call on media regulators and academics to take a closer look at what Facebook classifies as news, and the role that it wants to play in the news business.

 

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2016
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