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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

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook again revamps ‘trending topics’ to fight fake news

Facebook Inc. is overhauling its “trending topics” box, part of its effort to curb fake news and expose users to a broader range of information......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 25th, 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

Why The Wall Street Journal"s Failed Fake News Attack on PewDiePie May Be What Finally Brings The MSM Down

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Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 17th, 2017

Wall Street Journal editor offers vehement defense of Trump coverage, jokes critics are proliferating "fake news"

Monica Schipper/Getty Images Wall Street Journal editor in chief Gerry Baker spent much of a roughly two-hour long town.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2017

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

Will Rehoboth artist's 'Fearless Girl' stay on Wall Street? - The News Journal

The News JournalWill Rehoboth artist's 'Fearless Girl' stay on Wall Street?The News JournalNEW YORK - Should the “Fearless Girl” stand up to Wall Street's charging bull forever? That's the question New York City o.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 27th, 2017

Facebook rolls out new alert to combat fake news

Facebook has started rolling out its third-party fact-checking tool in the fight against fake news, alerting users to “disputed content”......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 22nd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: ABC News headed for trial over ‘pink slime’ report on U.S. beef

A judge in South Dakota has cleared the way to trial of a lawsuit claiming ABC News “pink slime” coverage caused $1.9 billion worth of damage to the business of Beef Products Inc., which makes the meat product tagged with the term......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 14th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Fox News settles sexual harassment suit against former exec

Fox News has reached a settlement with former on-air contributor Tamara Holder, who claimed to have been sexually harassed and assaulted by a senior executive at the company in 2015, the channel said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 8th, 2017

Google Home Shares Fake News as Facebook Launches Its Fact-Checking Initiative

The fight against fake news continues, but some battles may be harder than others......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 6th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: ETFs bring good news for Deutsche Bank despite restructuring and legal headaches

Deutsche Bank’s X-trackers ETFs took in $424 million December and January, th.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 27th, 2017

Amid Trump Attacks, Support Grows for Free Trade

Free trade took a rhetorical beating from both Republican and Democratic politicians in the 2016 election—yet public support for it has soared over the past year, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 26th, 2017