Facebook blocks Pulitzer-winning reporter over Malta government exposé

Temporary censorship of Matthew Caruana Galizia – who worked on the Panama Papers – raises concern over Facebook’s power to shape the newsFacebook has censored a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist for publishing a series of posts alleging corruption by the prime minister of Malta and his associates. Matthew Caruana Galizia, a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists’ award-winning Panama Papers team, was temporarily locked out of his Facebook account over four posts, which were deleted for violating the social network’s community standards. Related: Malta's prime minister under pressure from MEPs over corruption claims Related: Facebook promised to tackle fake news. But the evidence shows it's not working Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting with USC gynecologist series

The Los Angeles Times won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting Monday for its series of stories that exposed a USC gynecologist accused of sexually abusing hundreds of students during three decades at a campus clinic. Three investigative reporters with The Times — Harriet Ryan, Matt... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New report shows the number of requests for user data Facebook receives from global governments

Today Facebook publishes its Global Government Requests Report, revealing just how many data requests the social network has received from governments around the world. This time around, the report covers the second half of 2016, and it shows a mixed-bag of figures. While the number of items... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook transparency report shows increase in government data requests, most with gagging orders

Facebook has published its latest Global Government Requests Report covering the second half of 2015. The transparency report reveals that there has been as 13 percent increase in the number of government requests for data, but it also shows that Facebook is still not able to be as transparent... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook always wins: Data shows publishers are buying far more Facebook traffic

Even with publishers grousing about Facebook's shortcomings as a source of revenue and organic traffic, publishers are putting a lot more resources into dark posts, according to Keywee data. The post Facebook always wins: Data shows publishers are buying far more Facebook traffic appeared first... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Whitehead wins second Pulitzer with Nickel Boys

Colson Whitehead has won the Pulitzer Prize for the second time, with his novel The Nickel Boys (Fleet). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 11:43:37 UTC ]
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AP wins feature photography Pulitzer for Kashmir coverage

The Associated Press has won a Pulitzer Prize in feature photography for images made during India’s clampdown on Kashmir Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-05-04 19:47:25 UTC ]
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Moser, Whitehead, McDaniel, Grandin, Boyer, Brown Win 2020 Pulitzers

The 2020 Pulitzer Prizes for Letters were awarded in the book categories of fiction, history, biography, poetry, and general nonfiction, for books published in 2019, on May 4 via YouTube. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Podcasts can now win Pulitzer Prizes

Podcasts like S-Town, Serial and Believed aren't just enthralling, they're also great examples of hard-hitting, in-depth reporting. With that in mind, the Pulitzer Prize Board is adding a new journalism prize category for audio reporting. Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-12-06 17:44:00 UTC ]
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Pulitzer Prize Board Announces New Audio Reporting Category

The Pulitzer Prize Board today announces a new Journalism prize category for the 2020 prize cycle: Audio Reporting. “The renaissance Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-12-06 15:53:37 UTC ]
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Hisham Matar follows his Pulitzer-winning ‘The Return’ with a meditation on art amid mourning

The reflections on art in “A Month in Siena” are beautiful and full of insight, but the book is about so much more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-06 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Watch Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison explain why she told black stories

Celebrated novelist Toni Morrison has died at 88, and she leaves behind a commanding legacy of the black experience in literature. Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died, according to a friend who confirmed the news to the Associated Press. She was 88 years old.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-08-06 11:00:50 UTC ]
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Government should consult with publishers on EU copyright law waiver, says report

Publishers should be given a waiver on part of the EU’s recently passed Digital Single Market Directive regarding licensing deals for links to their content, a new report recommends. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 04:34:34 UTC ]
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Ecuadorian President blocks extradition of alleged Facebook fraudster

A New York man who fled to Ecuador after allegedly trying to defraud Mark Zuckerberg will not be extradited to the US, Reuters reports. Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-10 12:05:00 UTC ]
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Campaigners may win fight to 'free the nipple' on Facebook

Social network agrees to meet activists to consider 'going back to drawing board' on its nudity policy. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-06-10 07:31:57 UTC ]
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Irish Supreme Court Rejects Facebook Bid to Block ECJ Data Case

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) will hear a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU citizens’ data to Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-05-31 19:45:54 UTC ]
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Northland Kiwi voice artist for Netflix, Facebook wins big at London awards

The British accent you hear on Netflix or Facebook could well be voiced by an award-winning Kiwi from Northland. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-05-31 01:14:56 UTC ]
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Government Requests for Facebook User Data Rose 7% in the Second Half of 2018

Facebook received 110,634 government requests for user data in the second half of 2018, up 7% from 103,815 in the first half of 2018, according to its latest Transparency Report, which was released Thursday. The social network said the uptick in the second half of last year was normal compared... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-23 23:00:44 UTC ]
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'We don't understand the impacts': Former Facebook exec calls for more government scrutiny

The tech giant's former NZ and Aus boss calls for more examination following the surprise election win in Australia. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-05-19 21:15:47 UTC ]
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Herman Wouk, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, Dead At 103

Wouk authored million-selling books like "The Caine Mutiny" and "The Winds Of War." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-05-17 16:46:19 UTC ]
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