UWaterloo Alumni Podcasts

Alumni Know: Is news entertainment? feat. Arjun Moorthy (BASc '99)

December 07, 2021 UWaterloo Alumni
UWaterloo Alumni Podcasts
Alumni Know: Is news entertainment? feat. Arjun Moorthy (BASc '99)
Show Notes

When you scroll through news and social media feeds, you probably see content specifically curated to your tastes and biases. Is this really a news feed? Or is it personalized entertainment? Today we're posing these questions and more to Arjun Moorthy (BASc '99). Arjun is the co-founder and CEO of The Factual, an AI-powered news platform that provides readers with the most credible perspectives on the day's trending stories. Arjun shares how the platform works, the role of sensationalism, and his thoughts on paywalls.

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