Over the past six months, Facebook has been mired in one journalism scandal after another. One day, they’re doing too much editorially. The next, too little. For all the thinkpieces mulling the question, “Is Facebook a media company or a technology company?” I’ve seen none that solve Facebook’s problem.
Here’s an idea: Why not transform Facebook’s Trending Section into the 2017 version of a newsstand, with a mix of content from trustworthy publishers?