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  • 05.01.17

Facebook just promoted a former New York Times staffer to help fight its fake news problem

Alex Hardiman was promoted to a new role as head of news products, in which she’ll be responsible for building “new storytelling formats” and tackling the proliferation of fake news on the platform. She joined Facebook last summer after 10 years at the Times, where where she was in charge of mobile and news products.

Hardiman posted this update on Facebook this morning:

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