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Hackers, fake news and worldwide panic: The plot of ‘The Paladin’ feels eerily real

The latest novel by David Ignatius is a chilling spy thriller about the way the Internet can be weaponized. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-01 14:06:26 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: February 18, 2020

The romanticized Belle Epoque in Paris was an age of political crisis: Julian Barnes on a (different) age of fake news and “gangster imperialism.” | Lit Hub History “Your friends say The novelist, Brandon Taylor, and you want to die of shame.” When the short story writer (reluctantly) goes long.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-18 11:30:46 UTC ]
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The Graveyard Talks Back: Arundhati Roy on Fiction in the Time of Fake News

Below is the text of the 2020 Clark Lecture in English Literature instituted by Trinity College, Cambridge. * Thank you for inviting me to deliver this, the Clark Lecture, now in its 152nd year. When I received the invitation, I scrolled down the list of previous speakers, the many “Sirs” and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-12 09:49:50 UTC ]
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Newsweek Fires Reporter Over “Inaccurate” Story After Trumps Complain

Newsweek has fired a reporter and says it's demoted an unnamed editor over "the failures that led to the publication of an inaccurate report" speculating about President Trump's Thanksgiving plans—prior to those plans being made public on Thursday afternoon. Shortly after 10 a.m. ET on Thursday... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-03 17:38:32 UTC ]
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Endeavour scoops Woolley's book on 'next frontier of fake news'

Octopus imprint Endeavour has scooped the "gripping inside story of the next frontier of fake news" from digital propaganda expert Dr Samuel Woolley. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-05 10:18:03 UTC ]
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Facebook warns that it can’t fully solve the toxic content problem

Facebook Inc. is under pressure to rid its site of hate speech and fake news but warned it can’t build a platform impervious to human nature. “This is not a fully solvable problem,” Carolyn Everson, a vice president responsible for marketing at the social media giant, said on a panel Tuesday at... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-18 20:37:03 UTC ]
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Poll finds 90% of Canadians have fallen for fake news

Ninety per cent of Canadians say they have fallen for fake news online, with many listing Facebook as the most common source of misleading reports, according to a new international public opinion poll. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-06-11 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe'

Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which is struggling to clean up the platform and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-22 04:00:20 UTC ]
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Facebook and Google Pressured EU Experts to Soften Fake News Regulations, Say Insiders

Google and Facebook pressured and “arm-wrestled” a group of experts to soften European guidelines on online disinformation and fake news, Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-05-21 15:02:38 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: SAGE Publishing Makes UK’s Index on Censorship Archive Free

The UK's quarterly 'Index on Censorship' has opened its 45-year archive to free readership, a response to an era of fake news and leadership lies. The post Industry Notes: SAGE Publishing Makes UK’s Index on Censorship Archive Free appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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INDONESIA FOCUS: Q+A Sheila Rooswitha Putri

Sheila Rooswitha Putri will be appearing at Glasgow Zine Library with Arianne Maki and Ben Soedira on Saturday 16 March at 19.00.   Storytelling in pictures is fundamental to many cultures - what are the distinctive qualities of Indonesia’s traditions of visual narrative and how do you think... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-02-25 11:15:36 UTC ]
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Facebook needs regulation as Zuckerberg 'fails' - UK MPs

The House of Commons publishes its report into fake news with some strong criticism of Facebook. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2019-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Resign from Facebook': experts offer Mark Zuckerberg advice for 2019

The CEO sets himself a personal challenge every new year. But after a bruising 12 months, what should he do next? When Mark Zuckerberg began his annual “personal challenges” in 2009, he set the bar pretty low: he dressed like an adult every day for a year. Subsequent challenges were squarely in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook removed over 1.5 billion fake accounts in the last six months

It's been less than a day since the New York Times published a brutal report about the state of affairs at Facebook, including a deep look at the company's failure to properly identify and deal with fake news and Russian interference. The company alr... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook carried ads from mysterious pro-Brexit group for months

While Facebook might be making strides in clamping down on fake news and shady political ads, there appear to have been holes in its strategy. The UK's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee has published data showing that Facebook carried ads... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2018-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can You Believe It?: PW Talks with Donald Barclay

We sit down with the author and librarian about his new book, 'Fake News, Propaganda, and Plain Old Lies,' and ask why it’s more important than ever to consider the source. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Fast show helps Politics surge

Much has been made of readers reverting to traditional and trusted media sources in an era of ‘fake news’, a claim borne out by BookScan figures. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech firms fear regulation nightmare if MPs get their way

Report into fake news could put legal burden on firms such as Twitter and Facebook to remove harmful and illegal contentFacebook, Twitter and Google could face their worst regulation nightmares if the recommendations of parliament’s report into fake news, based on a leaked version published on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Local Focus, Global Reach: Inside Time Out’s Ambitious Ascent

Global recommendations purveyor Time Out Group—which, a decade ago, essentially consisted of two weekly magazines and a licensing business—today boasts owned and operated media brands in 76 cities around the globe, licensing arrangements in a further 32, and an events business that tripled in... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook advertises for 'fake news' fact checkers

Firm changes initial ad for ‘news credibility specialists’ to ‘news publisher specialists’Facebook has advertised for “news credibility specialists” to fact-check content that appears on its site, after accusations of bias and the ongoing controversy over fake news. Almost two years after the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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