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Google and Facebook: headed for a truth war?

Nov 15, 2016
The companies face down the fake news problem by starting with the money.
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Rupert Murdoch will step in as Fox News CEO

Jul 21, 2016
Ailes is officially out.

What Facebook's new algorithm means for you

Jun 29, 2016
It's good news! If you're not a publisher.
Facebook wants to prioritize your family and friends' posts.
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Bizarre, campy song explains China's 13th 5-year plan

Oct 27, 2015
China's propagandists outdo themselves with song dedicated to centralized economy.

Brace yourselves; more branded news is coming

Jun 9, 2015
More media outlets are blurring the line between journalism and advertising.

"Buy the rumor, sell the news"

Aug 19, 2014
The truth behind the popular Wall Street phrase.

For public good, not for profit.

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Gannett's print arm will fend for itself

Aug 5, 2014
The media giant is spinning off its digital and broadcast side and buying Cars.com.

War of the Wall Street robots

Feb 21, 2014
The high-speed trading world is run by algorithms and computers.

eBay founder Pierre Omidyar plans new media company

Oct 17, 2013
The founder of eBay gets into the news business, even recruiting Glenn Greenwald, who brings with him a trove of unpublished security documents from Edward Snowden.