Even a very superficial look at our collective life reveals the persistence and even vividness of collective credulity. Why? / Gérald Bronner
Facebook heralds the advent of a society that mirrors what the social network claims to promote.
Google, Facebook and Twitter last week vowed to fight fake news, hate speech and abuse. Those actions could have come sooner, and many troubling issues persist.
Startups are refocusing on the service provided to the reader. Crowdfunding has freed up initiatives and is allowing for experimentation.
Could Bezos and co. shape a technology-led business model that will protect the integrity of journalism? Ultimately the ball will rest with the consumer.
Between traditional media and emerging players, two models are competing. Will the latecomers displace older lions? What options do traditional media have to counter their decline?
Why has social media been so useful to the protesters in North Africa? How will it be applied next? Will it really change the world?