A Gizmodo story suggests Facebook news “curators” routinely suppressed conservative news and made other editorial judgments about what would appear to be trending. “In other words, Facebook’s news section operates like a traditional newsroom, reflecting the biases of its workers and the institutional imperatives of the corporation.” But Facebook doesn’t position itself as a news outlet. This is a story worth following as more of our news is filtered through companies that are winning the most eyeballs, but probably aren’t going to be winning any awards for journalism.

+ NY Mag: What it really means that facebook ‘suppressed’ conservative news. (It’s worth noting that I suppress all but ten fascinating news stories every day.)