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ProPublica retracts reporting saying Gina Haspel oversaw a “black site” while al-Qaida suspect Abu Zubaydah was waterboarded and that she mocked his suffering   —  On Feb. 22, 2017, ProPublica published a story that inaccurately described Gina Haspel's role in the treatment of Abu Zubaydah …
Mar 15, 2018, 8:00 PM - In context

Jennifer Valentino-DeVries / ProPublica:
After FEC clarification in December that big political ads on Facebook require disclaimers, review of 300+ ads finds fewer than 40 complied with new rules   —  The Federal Election Commission said in December that big political ads on the social network need disclaimers.
Feb 14, 2018, 4:50 PM - In context

Study shows Facebook's hate speech rules are unevenly enforced, with the company agreeing its censors made mistakes on 22 of 49 posts submitted for explanation   —  We asked Facebook about its handling of 49 posts that might be deemed offensive.  The company acknowledged that its content reviewers had made the wrong call on 22 of them.
Jan 1, 2018, 5:25 PM - In context

Job ads aimed at age groups on platforms including Facebook raise questions of age discrimination, prompt lawsuit; Amazon, LinkedIn change methods after query   —  Among the companies we found doing it: Amazon, Verizon, UPS and Facebook itself.  “It's blatantly unlawful,” said one employment law expert.
Dec 20, 2017, 8:00 PM - In context

ProPublica announces the seven investigative reporters chosen from 239 applicants for the first year of its Local Reporting Network   —  ProPublica today named the seven newsrooms and local reporters that will participate in the inaugural ProPublica Local Reporting Network.
Dec 8, 2017, 11:25 AM - In context

Ads for housing that exclude demographics are still being approved by Facebook, a year after a study highlighted the illegal discriminatory practice on Facebook   —  After ProPublica revealed last year that Facebook advertisers could target housing ads to whites only, the company announced …
Nov 21, 2017, 2:10 PM - In context

Julia Angwin / ProPublica:
How three ProPublica reporters were attacked with Twitter bots and “email bombs” that forced the closure of reporters' email accounts   —  It was 10 a.m. on a hot, humid Tuesday in August when I decided I could finally relax.  After a frantic weekend of finishing a big story …
Nov 10, 2017, 11:35 AM - In context

ProPublica announces Local Reporting Network, paying salary for one investigative reporter through 2018 at up to six news outlets in cities with <1M population   —  Over the past several years, economic pressures have reduced the ability of local and regional news organizations to support accountability reporting.
Oct 5, 2017, 11:40 AM - In context

Facebook let ad buyers target users interested in algorithmically generated anti-Semitic topics like “Jew hater”, then removed some topics after being contacted   —  Want to market Nazi memorabilia, or recruit marchers for a far-right rally?  Facebook's self-service ad-buying platform had the right audience for you.
Sep 14, 2017, 4:58 PM - In context

Ken Schwencke / ProPublica:
The Daily Stormer receives DDoS protection from CDN service BitMitigate, whose founder says he believes in free speech and wants to promote his company   —  The neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer was back online Friday with help from a small company whose founder said he wanted to defend free speech …
Aug 19, 2017, 9:00 PM - In context

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