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Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
Researchers: Albany Daily News and City of Edmonton News, two local news sites in the US and Canada with millions of pageviews, are part of an ad fraud scheme   —  Since 2004, more than 2,000 newspapers have closed in the United States, and many local news outlets are struggling to build a digital business.
Nov 6, 2019, 9:35 AM - In context

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
Investigation: ad agency Ads Inc. ran a subscription-based Facebook scam whereby users rented their accounts to Ads Inc., which has run $50M in ads since 2016   —  Asher Burke built his company, Ads Inc, on the back of one of the internet's most persistent, lucrative, and sophisticated scams — the subscription trap.
Oct 16, 2019, 2:55 PM - In context

As Facebook says politicians can lie in ads, so far in October it has banned 160+ ads from Trump, Biden, Warren, Sanders, Steyer for profanity and fake buttons   —  Last week, Facebook announced that it would allow political candidates to lie in ads posted to its platform …
Oct 15, 2019, 2:55 PM - In context

Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed News:
Oracle-funded report finds Google media grants tend to go to places where it faces pressure from the public; it has given $567M to 1,157 media projects   —  Over more than a decade, Google and foundations run by its leaders have given hundreds of millions of dollars to journalists …
Oct 13, 2019, 12:10 PM - In context

Sources: in early 2018, Eddy Cue and Morgan Wandell, Apple's international TV lead, asked some Apple TV+ show creators to avoid portraying China in a poor light   —  We thought trade would bring Western values to China.  Instead, it brought Chinese values to Apple.
Oct 11, 2019, 10:45 PM - In context

Lauren Strapagiel / BuzzFeed News:
Blizzard is facing an intense backlash after banning a player over Hong Kong pro-democracy comments, with some fans boycotting its games   —  Players are boycotting games like World of Warcraft, Overwatch, and Hearthstone after a user was punished for supporting pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong during a tournament.
Oct 9, 2019, 11:15 AM - In context

Katie Notopoulos / BuzzFeed News:
Facebook's content moderation policies are difficult to apply given the breadth of cases, and poor communication between contractors and FB cripples the system   —  When actor Burt Reynolds died last September, fans across Instagram and Facebook paid tribute to him by posting his 1972 Cosmopolitan magazine centerfold.
Sep 25, 2019, 5:55 AM - In context

Scaachi Koul / BuzzFeed News:
Interview with Lauren Duca, deemed both a phony and a feminist icon who faced online harassment, as she tries, and sometimes fails, to inspire young people   —  The viral writer wants to galvanize young people with her new book, How to Start a Revolution.  But past controversies …
Sep 17, 2019, 7:45 PM - In context

Claudia Koerner / BuzzFeed News:
Facebook takes down fact-check of anti-abortion video after complaints from four GOP senators alleging bias; Facebook's fact-checking partner is investigating   —  Facebook on Wednesday removed a fact-check conducted by doctors of an anti-abortion activist's video, which falsely claimed abortion …
Sep 12, 2019, 4:40 PM - In context

Ben Smith / BuzzFeed News:
Politico's White House reporter and CNN contributor Eliana Johnson will be the new editor-in-chief of the neoconservative outlet Washington Free Beacon   —  A leading political reporter is leaving Politico to lead the neoconservative flagship Washington Free Beacon, the latest move …
Sep 4, 2019, 8:55 AM - In context




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