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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

News Corp. in advanced talks with Facebook on subscriptions

News Corp., publisher of the Wall Street Journal and the Times of London, is holding "very advanced" discussions with Facebook Inc. about subscriptions to its content online, Chief Executive Officer Robert Thomson said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 22nd, 2017

The Morning Download: Facebook Wants to Be Hostile Environment for Terrorists - Wall Street Journal (subscription) (blog)

News18The Morning Download: Facebook Wants to Be Hostile Environment for TerroristsWall Street Journal (subscription) (blog)Sign up here for The Morning Download, and get the most important news in business technology emailed to you each weekday mor.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 5th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump returns home, rails on Twitter against leaks, ‘fake news’

Back on American soil from his first foreign trip, President Donald Trump on Sunday released a flurry of Twitter posts dismissing White House leaks as “fake news,” though he has previously called for an investigation into leaks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2017

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

The Wall Street Journal: Turkish state-run media publishes map of U.S. forces in Syria

A detailed map purportedly showing where U.S. forces are deployed in northern Syria was published by Turkey’s state-run news agency, drawing a sharp retort and a warning from the Pentagon that the move could undermine the battle against Islamic State......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 19th, 2017

Facebook launches new feature to fight fake news

Facebook has begun implementing a new feature that can prevent fake news from making it onto the social network. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 19th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Iran sentences U.S. grad student to 10 years for spying

Iran has handed American academic Xiyue Wang a 10-year prison sentence on spying charges, the news agency for Iran’s judiciary said Sunday, the latest in a string of such cases against foreigners that have raised alarm in the U.S. and Europe......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 16th, 2017

Snapchat"s Future: Forget Facebook, Look to Etsy

Snapchat's Future: Forget Facebook, Look to Etsy Wall Street is in a tizzy over the news that social media darling Snap Inc. (SNAP), commonly called "Snapchat", has seen its sha.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksJul 14th, 2017