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Release 0.9: We're All Fact-Checkers Now

Esther Dyson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Esther Dyson

Spin, propaganda, and censorship persist in journalism, but with one big difference: Almost anyone can now operate as a reporter. How can we ensure that these self-nominated reporters respect the truth?

An Open Letter to the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission

Randall Rothenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Randall Rothenberg

Does the FTC really intend to probe America's opinion-mongering apparatus this closely? Do you have a team of Freuds and Jungs able to examine "the weight" consumers give opinions from social media?

FTC: Bloggers Must Disclose Payments For Reviews -- Or Pay Big

AP | DEBORAH YAO and EMILY FREDRIX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Federal Trade Commission on Monday took steps to make product information and online reviews more accurate for consumers, regulating blogging for ...