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Callum Borchers / Washington Post:
AG Jeff Sessions says he won't “make a blanket commitment” not to jail journalists, says DoJ tries to find alternatives to “directly confronting a media person”   —  Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Wednesday that he reserves the right to jail journalists, “if we have to.”
Oct 18, 2017, 4:55 PM - In context

Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Though Trump's threats against the press have been toothless thus far, they hurt US' ability to be a free press advocate on the world stage   —  As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump vowed to change the libel laws to make it easier to win big lawsuits against news organizations.  It never happened.
Oct 16, 2017, 6:30 AM - In context

Facebook says it fixed a CrowdTangle “bug” that allowed a researcher to analyze the reach of Russia-linked account posts   —  Social media analyst Jonathan Albright got a call from Facebook the day after he published research last week showing that the reach of the Russian disinformation campaign …
Oct 12, 2017, 12:45 PM - In context

Aaron Blake / Washington Post:
Trump's threat to NBC echoes Nixon's 1973 tactics against the FCC licenses of TV stations owned by The Washington Post   —  President Trump is yet again threatening to crack down on media outlets he doesn't like.  But this time he's doing it in a much more brazen fashion.
Oct 12, 2017, 5:55 AM - In context

Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Weinstein used the media to smear his victims and keep them silent; prior to NYT story, negative info about one of his accusers was offered to a WaPo reporter   —  It wasn't just the complicit silence around Harvey Weinstein's sexual harassment that made it so dangerous.  —  It was the opposite of silence, too.
Oct 11, 2017, 8:40 AM - In context

Pierre Omidyar / Washington Post:
Study: social media has become a direct threat to democracy in areas such as echo chambers, misinformation, manipulation, micro-targeting, hate speech   —  Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay, is a philanthropist, technologist and humanitarian.  He is a member of The WorldPost editorial board.
Oct 10, 2017, 5:25 AM - In context

Google finds Russian-bought ads worth tens of thousands of dollars on YouTube, Gmail, DoubleClick, that were part of effort to influence the 2016 election   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google for the first time has uncovered evidence that Russian operatives exploited the company's platforms in an attempt …
Oct 9, 2017, 7:35 AM - In context

Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Scammers pretending to work for The Atlantic target freelancers to gain access to bank and credit card info; law enforcement has been notified   —  The Atlantic has worked hard to build itself up as a prestigious outlet by showcasing long-form journalism, intellectual depth and rich photography.
Oct 6, 2017, 4:15 PM - In context

Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Facebook and Google, both immensely wealthy, need to step up with serious solutions to weaponized disinformation   —  (Eugene Garcia/European Pressphoto Agency/EFE)  —  Well-intentioned warnings to journalists were circulating early this week as the news of the Las Vegas massacre broke.
Oct 4, 2017, 3:55 PM - In context

Thomas Heath / Washington Post:
Sources: Emerson Collective's Laurene Powell Jobs is buying a stake in Monumental, owner of NBA Wizards, NHL Capitals, Capital One Arena; deal awaits league OK   —  Monumental Sports & Entertainment CEO Ted Leonsis and Emerson Collective President Laurene Powell Jobs watch the Mystics playoff game courtside …
Oct 3, 2017, 3:00 PM - In context

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