Can I suggest a Silicon Valley approach to the topic, if you’re not feeling actually bold? A-B test it. Hire a few good editors — one for each “type” of news — and work on your algorithms simultaneously. Make some real, serious socially responsible success criteria — perhaps a quiz on knowledge of facts given to a small sample of users before and after. See who wins. And share the results with us.
I’m Sorry Mr. Zuckerberg, But You Are Wrong
Rick Webb

THIS. Seems like a no brainer. Make it so.

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