Disclose, Decode, and Demystify

An empirical guide to algorithmic transparency

Authored by: Michael Koliska , Nicholas Diakopoulos

The Routledge Handbook of Developments in Digital Journalism Studies

Print publication date:  August  2018
Online publication date:  September  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138283053
eBook ISBN: 9781315270449
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Scholars and educational and professional organizations of journalism have embraced transparency as a new critical norm guiding journalistic practice (Deuze, 2005; Allen, 2008; McBride and Rosenstiel, 2014; SPJ, 2014; RTDNA, 2015). The rise of transparency to a new journalistic core value has been fueled by digital technologies and the belief that transparency may counter the loss in credibility and trust (Kovach and Rosenstiel, 2014; Hayes et al., 2007; Plaisance, 2007) the news media has experienced in the recent past (Pew Center, 2012).

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