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Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed News:
Reporting on tech from India “feels like having a front-row seat to the country's rapid slide into authoritarianism”, as Big Tech companies remain silent   —  I love writing about tech.  But covering how a Hindu nationalist government is using it to destroy a secular democracy isn't what I signed up for.
Apr 12, 2021, 4:05 AM - In context

David Brooks resigns from Aspen but will remain a volunteer at a project there; NYT to add disclosures about the relationship to his past and future columns   —  David Brooks has resigned from his position at the Aspen Institute following reporting by BuzzFeed News about conflicts of interest between …
Mar 6, 2021, 1:35 PM - In context

NYT's David Brooks draws a salary for work on an Aspen Institute project funded by Facebook, Jeff Bezos' father, and others, without disclosure in his columns   —  New York Times columnist David Brooks is drawing a second salary for his work on an Aspen Institute project funded by Facebook …
Mar 3, 2021, 7:15 PM - In context

NYT columnist David Brooks wrote a 900-word ode to Facebook Groups on Facebook's corporate website and appeared in a company video; NYT says it was not aware   —  On Tuesday, New York Times columnist David Brooks published a 900-word ode to Facebook Groups and how they foster online communities around the world.
Feb 26, 2021, 3:10 PM - In context

Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed News:
India's IT ministry orders Twitter to block the recently restored accounts of critics and The Caravan magazine, threatens Twitter staff with jail time or fines   —  India's government has threatened to punish employees at Twitter with fines and jail terms of up to seven years for restoring hundreds …
Feb 3, 2021, 6:05 PM - In context

Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed News:
Twitter restored the account of India's leading investigative magazine Caravan after six hours, telling officials that its tweets constituted free speech   —  The government order to block included a movie star, a political commentator, and a prominent magazine.  Their accounts have all been restored.
Feb 1, 2021, 3:25 PM - In context

Facebook says it is temporarily banning ads for gun accessories and military gear through next week's inauguration “out of an abundance of caution”   —  Following complaints from Senators and employees, Facebook on Saturday said it was temporarily halting ads for gun accessories …
Jan 16, 2021, 7:25 PM - In context

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
The Washington Times removed a post falsely saying facial recognition software ID'ed 2 Capitol protesters as antifa after the software maker sought a retraction   —  Matt Gaetz had cited the story in Congress as supposed evidence that antifa was involved in the Capitol assault.
Jan 7, 2021, 4:10 PM - In context

Ryan Mac / BuzzFeed News:
At an end-of-year, company-wide meeting, Facebook said it is working on TLDR, an AI tool that would summarize longform articles in bullet points   —  Facebook told employees on Tuesday that it's developing a tool to summarize news articles so users won't have to read them …
Dec 15, 2020, 9:55 PM - In context

Facebook insiders say it is prioritizing revenue over user safety by its lax approach to stopping scammers, hackers, and disinfo peddlers from buying ads   —  Facebook is on track for record ad revenue this year.  That's partly due to its lax approach to stopping scammers, hackers …
Dec 10, 2020, 2:40 PM - In context




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