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[012] iPads or pens. YouTube conspiracies. Creating horror. Robots writing the news.

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IN THIS EPISODE

Tablets and other mobile devices negatively impact children's fine motor ability in their hands. YouTube super secret algorithm makes the dissemination of "fake news" and conspiracies easier and more dangerous. Two authors discuss how to frighten horror readers on the page. And AI is already writing your news stories - what does it mean for the future of journalism?

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Tatiana is a self-proclaimed marathon TV-show watcher. Girl gamer. DIY adventurer. Ailurophile. Storyteller. And lover of one-word sentences.

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RESOURCES

Children struggle to hold pens because of excessive use of iPads, claim experts
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/02/25/children-struggle-hold-pens-excessive-use-ipads-claim-experts

YouTube's conspiracy video problem is just getting worse, researcher says
https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/youtube-s-conspiracy-video-problem-just-getting-worse-researcher-says-n851296

How do you terrify a reader? Two acclaimed authors talk creating horror on the page
http://ew.com/books/2018/02/27/two-authors-on-horror

Robots Wrote This Story
Or, WHAT NEWS-WRITING BOTS MEAN FOR THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM
https://www.wired.com/2017/02/robots-wrote-this-story