Facebook is building a new surface for news that will give more visibility to the journalism of news publishers. According to The New York Times, a team of journalists will be hired to work on Facebook news section. Faceboook CEO mentioned that they are willing to pay selected publishers millions in order to feature their stories. This is because those algorithm that underpinned is actively spreading wrong and misleading stories.
Responsibilities of journalists
The responsibilities are curate credible content from a diverse set of publishers covering the most important stories of the day, including breaking news, daily and weekly news events. They also have to develop strategy and create plans for news events and so on.
High quality and trustworthy information
Mark Zuckerburg emphasis that he wants to make sure this surface is high quality and trustworthy information. Hence, anything that they do is going to be personalized.
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