Facebook today revealed it’d identified and removed several new fake news sources on its platform and Instagram. Some of the latest apparently include Southeast Asian telcom companies — whose goal is apparently to discredit their rivals, making it a rare case of disinformation used for commercial purposes rather than nationalistic ones. According to a statement from Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook’s Head of Security Policy the fake news pages were linked to state-owned telcoms companies, namely...
The second-largest local news company in the country filed for bankruptcy in a move that will end more than 160 years of familial control over the organization.
Apple's head of business for Apple News+, Liz Schimel, has departed the company less than a year after the $9.99 per month service launched, reports Bloomberg.
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Contrary to popular belief, Fox News is more than just an echo chamber for Donald Trump. Because sometimes Donald Trump is an echo chamber for Fox News. But what’s absolutely certain is that Fox News is not an outlet that anyone should trust when looking for a source of factual, reliable news or analysis. That’s not just the opinion of everyone who has ever bothered to look away from the & Friends couch; it’s also the opinion of the people inside Fox News. As revealed by a series of internal...
Daniel Haight and Micah Slavens are behind the redevelopment of a website founded by billionaire, Steve Ballmer
For GitHub, India is a bigger opportunity, a more approachable place to begin with, says COO Erica Brescia
In a research paper, a team details Untrue News, a search engine designed to index and highlight news stories that are false or misleading.
A startup called Our.News is working to make its users smarter consumers of the news. In other words, it’s confronting some big, seemingly intractable problems. For one thing, there’s a tremendous amount of disinformation online — as Our.News founder and CEO Richard Zack put it, “Unfortunately, you have thousands of people all over the world [
Across the board, the audience for the State of the Union on Tuesday night was significantly smaller than last year's, and those of years past. But one network bucked the trend in a big way, and
The internal research arm of Fox News produced an incisive 160-plus page primer on Ukraine.
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