Negotiated Autonomy: The Role of Social Media Algorithms in Editorial Decision Making

@article{PetersonSalahuddin2020NegotiatedAT,
  title={Negotiated Autonomy: The Role of Social Media Algorithms in Editorial Decision Making},
  author={Chelsea Peterson-Salahuddin and Nicholas A. Diakopoulos},
  journal={Media and Communication},
  year={2020},
  volume={8},
  pages={27-38}
}
Social media platforms have increasingly become an important way for news organizations to distribute content to their audiences. As news organizations relinquish control over distribution, they may feel the need to optimize their content to align with platform logics to ensure economic sustainability. However, the opaque and often proprietary nature of platform algorithms makes it hard for news organizations to truly know what kinds of content are preferred and will perform well. Invoking the… 

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