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Alphabet Launches Unfiltered.News

Jigsaw, Alphabet’s tech incubator, just launched Unfiltered.News -- an experimental site that uses Google News data to show users what topics are being underreported in specific regions. The point is to “try and diversify people’s perspectives on the news,”Nieman Lab reports. “Though the Internet provides us access to a nearly unlimited number of sources for news, most of us rarely venture beyond the same few sources or topics.”

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  1. Chuck Lantz from, network, March 22, 2016 at 9:17 p.m.

    I'm not trying to be funny, but the idea of highlighting underreported news rings a vague bell. I seem to recall that this was tried a few years ago on a website or possibly a TV news show. Can anyone help jog my memory? 

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