How Credible Is news Coverage of the Democratic Candidates?

Many Americans get their news from places like CNN, Fox News, USA Today, or Breitbart, often exclusively from just one source. But what if many of the articles from these news outlets suffer from a significant lack of credibility? What does this mean for you and for society, particularly as we head into the 2020 …

What Is the Best Email Newsletter for News?

We often ask our readers what other newsletters they read and why. What we’ve learned is that different newsletters appeal to people for different reasons. Some people choose a newsletter due to a specific topic focus (e.g. Tech or Business), while others like a specific format or value (factual news, summarized news), and yet others …

A solution for algorithmic transparency, as outlined to the US Senate

In June 2019 Stephen Wolfram, a pioneer in computer science research, was asked to testify to the US Senate Commerce Committee about one of the more pressing problems of our time: how internet platforms persuade us to spend too much time on them. His testimony was measured and thoughtful, as befits the youngest MacArthur grant …