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The Wall Street Journal: Facebook launches ‘news literacy’ effort to combat fake news

Facebook Inc. said it would advocate for what it determines is good journalism and forge closer ties with news organizations, a sign of it taking a more active role in managing the content on its site......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2017

Facebook launches journalism project

Latest effort by social network to combat fake news problem and answer media critics.....»»

Category: topSource: ftJan 11th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook, Google bar fake-news sites from their ad networks

Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google announced steps to prevent fake-news websites from generating revenue through their ad-selling services, signs that technology companies are moving to address a growing controversy about misinformation on the int.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook’s Zuckerberg: ‘Crazy idea’ that fake news posts influenced election

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday fought back against accusations that the social network harmed political discourse this year by allowing fake news to flourish on the platform......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 11th, 2016

Ray Dalio slams Wall Street Journal story on Bridgewater, linking it to "fake and distorted news epidemic"

Bridgewater Associates Ray Dalio is mad again at the media's coverage of his hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates — the world's largest with $160 billion in assets under management — and he's made his longest, angriest st.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 3rd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Major U.S. companies accidentally fund fake news

With multiple middlemen and complex and evolving technologies involved, publishers and advertisers are often uncertain which ads will appear when and where......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 11th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: Teens can’t spot fake news, according to new research

Students are savvy about technology, but often lack the ability to tell the difference between fake and real news or opinion and fact......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 21st, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: Google to block its ads from fake-news sites

Alphabet Inc.’s Google plans to prohibit fake-news websites from using its ad-selling software, a move that could crimp revenue at those sites......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2016

Wall Street Journal begins layoffs, to launch with fewer sections - memos

News Corp's The Wall Street Journal will launch a new format for the newspaper with fewer sections on Nov. 14, and has begun laying off employees as part of an effort to cut costs, according to two memos reviewed by Reuters on Wednesday. On Wednesday.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 2nd, 2016

Wall Street Journal begins layoffs, to launch with fewer sections

News Corp's The Wall Street Journal will launch a new format for the newspaper with fewer sections on Nov. 14, and has begun laying off employees as part of an effort to cut costs, according to two memos reviewed by Reuters on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 2nd, 2016

Looking for Wireless Innovation? Try Comcast - Bloomberg

U.S. News & World ReportLooking for Wireless Innovation? Try ComcastBloombergShira Ovide is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering technology. She previously was a reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Follow @ShiraOvide · Facebook · Twitter .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 20th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: Most Americans think Trump’s tweets are a bad idea: poll

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds that a strong majority believes that the president-elect’s prolific use of Twitter is a bad idea......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 18th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: More Americans than ever think Obamacare is a ‘good idea’: WSJ/NBC poll

Americans are starting to warm up to the Affordable Care Act amid concerns about Republicans’ efforts to dismantle it, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2017

Facebook Launches "Fake News" Filtering Service Ahead Of German Elections

Because the rise in popularity of alternative and populist candidates in Germany and els.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 16th, 2017

Facebook moves to head off tougher regulation in Germany

Facebook is stepping up efforts to head off tougher regulation by Germany, a fierce critic of the social media network operator, saying on Monday it would do more to combat fake news as its chief operating officer met with officials in Berlin......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 16th, 2017

Facebook Launches Fake News Filter; It Won"t Work, But It"s A Start

Caving in to pressure from the German government ahead of this year's elections, Facebook is launching new to.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 16th, 2017

Breitbart News Hires Veteran Wall Street Journal Reporter to Run New Finance Section

The right-wing news and opinion website hopes the new section, led by John Carney, will help to broaden its audience......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 10th, 2017

Wells Fargo to revamp retail bankers’ pay in scandal recovery effort

Wells Fargo plans to roll out a new compensation plan for retail bankers next week in an effort to put the fake accounts scandal behind it, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing unnamed people familiar with the situation. The plan, that.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2017

Republicans" and Democrats" opinions about the CIA show how everything has become politicized

Alex Wong/Getty Images Democrats view the CIA more favorably than Republicans, according to an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll from December. It was the first time in the history of the survey, which NBC News said first asked about .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 5th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Fox News taps Tucker Carlson to replace Megyn Kelly

Conservative journalist will take over the 9 p.m. anchor slot starting Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 5th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Comcast resolves disputes with Fox News, YES network

Cable giant Comcast Corp. has reached an agreement to continue carriage of Fox News Channel, the two companies said, averting a blackout that would have left millions of viewers without access to the popular network......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 1st, 2017