Ethical Challenges of Algorithmic Journalism

  title={Ethical Challenges of Algorithmic Journalism},
  author={Konstantin D{\"o}rr and Katharina Hollnbuchner},
  journal={Digital Journalism},
  pages={404 - 419}
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