Jugaad /dʒuːˈɡɑːd/ means 'hacks and innovation' in Hindi. This channel explores journalism hacks, and takes a critical look at the media. We're run by journalists, and we share what we've learned along the way.
Deconstructing the News S01E02: Facebook Kills
In this episode of 'Deconstructing the News,' we look at the latest blog on Newswhip, 'Farewell to LittleThings: The end of the platform-dependent publisher.'
This episode is close to our hearts, because the Facebook algorithm change really messed with the work we're doing.
Read the article we're discussing here: http://www.newswhip.com/2018/03/littlethings-farewell/#UjGqDEB0LoDgBzZA.99
Deconstructing the News S01E01: Women don't like Bitcoin
In this episode, we're talking about a video published by Beme News, a property of CNN. The video, called 'BUBBLE ALERT: Women Don't Like Bitcoin' made a lot of assumptions about women, men and testosterone. Have a listen and let us know what you think.
This is the video in question: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-fKBapAkWQ
Must read: https://www.thecut.com/2017/08/ellen-pao-silicon-valley-sexism-reset-excerpt.html