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Fri July 11, 2014
Whitewashing The News: Google And Facebook Have Their Own Agenda
For most of us, the Internet has become the go-to source for information, whether it’s the news of the day or a long-forgotten fact we suddenly need to know. But a series of recent developments show that the Web’s gatekeepers have an agenda of their own and that if we trust them completely, we’re probably making a mistake.
Dan Kennedy is an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University.
Jon Keller is a political analyst for WBZ.