Sinclair Employees Say Their Contracts Make It Too Expensive to Quit

April 20, 2018

owns or controls 193 Tv terminals in more than 80 markets across the country and reaches an estimated 38 percent of households. This weekend, it video montage posted over the weekend by Deadspin evidenced dozens of Sinclair fastens supposing such” false-hearted news” is” extremely dangerous to our democracy .” ” The commentators are now disturbed ,” Scott Livingston, vice president of report at Sinclair, wrote in a memoranda to employees…

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Zuckerberg’s refusal to testify before UK MPs ‘absolutely astonishing’

April 19, 2018

Chair of committee investigating fake news exhorts Facebook head to think again if he has any care for users Mark Zuckerberg has come under intense criticism from the UK parliamentary committee analyse fake news after the head of Facebook refused an invitation to testify in front of MPs for a third time. The chair, Damian Collins, told you so had become more urgent the Facebook founder give evidence in person…

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Stormy Daniels Sues Trump Lawyer as White House Denies Affair

April 19, 2018

Daniels accuses Michael Cohen of defamation, suggesting she lied Trump strongly denies underlying allegations, spokesman says Donald Trump’s personal lawyer as a defendant in her litigation against the president, another crease in the legal morass arising as a result of her alleged liaison with Trump in 2006 and a subsequent agreement not to discuss the relationship. Daniels, an adult actress whose real epithet is Stephanie Clifford, claimed on Monday that…

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Zuckerberg Defends Facebook’s Value While Senators Question Apology

April 17, 2018

People use its services’ 100 billion times a day’: Zuckerberg ‘ We’ve visualized the apologetic tours, ’ flouted Senator Blumenthal Mark Zuckerberg defended the social network’s value before Congress and pledged to correct its mistakes, as senators questioned whether he’ll give after years of failed assurances that he’d protect user privacy. ” People come to Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, Messenger about 100 billion times a day to share a piece of…

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Earns Likes for Washington Performance

April 12, 2018

Company’s shares jump more than 5 percentage to two-week high CEO looked uncomfortable on occasion, but got a few giggles too Mark Zuckerberg apologized, defended his corporation, and jousted with questioners while come to terms with others during his first-ever congressional testament. Early examines on his effort to restore trust with lawmakers and the public were mostly positive. ” It was my mistake, and I’m sorry ,” Zuckerberg told Tuesday,…

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This Is What Happens When One Company Owns Dozens of Local News Stations

April 10, 2018

Sinclair Broadcast Group is most important owner of tv station in the United States, currently owning or operates a total of 173 terminals throughout the country( 233 after all currently proposed sales are approved) in practically 80 markets, ranging from sells as large as Washington , D.C. to as small-scale as Steubenville, Ohio. According to the New York Times: Sinclair regularly transmits video segments to the terminals it owns. These…

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Does Facebooks Ad Tool Mislead Voters?

April 7, 2018

Facebook Inc . consumers who are worried that advertisers reaped their data to manipulate them with political propaganda have a potentially powerful tool to violate the trance: a button on the corner of each Facebook ad that mentions,” Why am I seeing this? “ Yet, rather than providing unfiltered transparency, this Facebook function is instead feeding users frequently misleading–and sometimes untrue–reasons for why they’ve been targeted, tests of the purpose…

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Facebook plans to purge ‘fake identities, fake audiences, false facts, and false narratives’

April 5, 2018

Image: justin sullivan/ getty images Facebook‘s its safety and product conducts have been acting globally in the company’s effort to regain user confidence and safeguard the integrity of elections worldwide. The world’s largest social network cannot take back what occurred on its platform during the course of its 2016 presidential election, but the team has been trying to prevent bad actors, like Russian trolls, from utilizing Facebook to nefariously affect…

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Revealed: 50 million Facebook profiles harvested for Cambridge Analytica in major data breach

April 3, 2018

Whistleblower describes how firm linked to former Trump adviser Steve Bannon compiled user data to target American voters How Cambridge Analyticas algorithms grew likes into a political tool The data analytics firm that worked with Donald Trump’s election team and the winning Brexit campaign harvested millions of Facebook profiles of US voters, in one of the tech giant’s biggest ever data infringes, and used them to build a powerful software…

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Russian Roulette review: as Joe Biden said, ‘If this is true, it’s treason’

April 2, 2018

Michael Isikoff and David Corn lay bare the evidence that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have been striving to collaborate for years Whenever I finish a book like Russian Roulette, I ask myself the same question: why is anyone still debating whether there was collusion between the Russians and Donald Trump? Like obsolete “. Trump began visiting Moscow in 1987 and his on again, off again effort to build a…

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Want to understand the Trump effect? Go see ‘The Death of Stalin’

April 2, 2018

Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump Jr ., Ivanka Trump, John McCain, and General John Kelly … or rather, their 1953 Russian variants . Image: IFC Someday in the not-too-distant future, you’ll be sitting in the dark of a multiplex as a trailer play for the first big-budget movie give of the Donald Trump administration. No uncertainty there will be giggles, gasps, boo, and intense online debates about whether it’s too soon…

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White House In Turmoil: Trump Just Fired The Cloaked Man He Appointed To Secretary Of The Hook

March 30, 2018

The Trump administration has been in visible disarray since day one, and according to this new development, it seems like things are as chaotic as ever: Trump only fired the cloaked man he appointed to secretary of the Hook. Yikes. Clearly, all is not well in Trump’s White House. This morning, Trump sent out a tweet announcing that he has burnt the silent, robed humankind from the forest who he…

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Everything you need to know about that Donald Trump ‘golden shower’ controversy

March 29, 2018

Where we’re starting, you’re gonna necessity that umbrella . Image: WireImage It’s been one helluva year for Donald Trump. There’s been so much happen, from Russia to tariffs, tweetstorms and borderline walls, that you maybe have forgotten that massive tale that rained the internet not so long ago. I’m, frankly, so sorry . SEE ALSO: Judge wants Trump to stop blocking people on Twitter Yes, we’re speak about that notorious…

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Trump Says Trade Wars Aren’t So Bad

March 27, 2018

President Donald Trump repetition his commitment to slapping tariffs on steel and aluminum, rejecting very concerned about a global commerce struggle and telling the U.S. suffering from poor trading conditions with other nations, including those in the European Union. Just hours later, White House economic consultant Gary Cohn, who had tried in vain to head off the tariffs, announced his abdication. The president’s fresh praise of customs tariffs on Tuesday…

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Silicon Valley Has Failed to Protect Our Data. Heres How to Fix It

March 26, 2018

Twitter, LinkedIn, Cambridge Analytica applied that data to target likely Trump voters. Facebook responded that , no, this was not a” Featured in, March 26, 2018. Illustration: 731 For times we’ve been talking and thinking about social networks as interesting tools to model and understand human dynamics. But it’s no longer academic–Facebook has reached a scale where it’s not a modeling of society as much as an locomotive of culture….

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Trump Aims Directly at Mueller in Ramped-Up Criticism of Probe

March 26, 2018

Firing of FBI’s McCabe promptings chairperson to attack the members of the bureau McCabe may have evidence that could prolong Mueller’s probe Your Guide to Understanding the Trump-Russia Saga: QuickTake Now that McCabe has lost his chore and perhaps a significant parcel of retirement pensions accrued in more than two decades with the FBI, he has little reason not to express their views — starting with the lengthy proclamation Friday…

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‘Hunger Games’ gave today’s teens the best blueprint for defeating the NRA

March 24, 2018

Peeta and Katniss: Playing the media game in’ Hunger Games: Catching Fire ‘ Image: lionsgate Inside the Capitol, the political elite had now become immune to the regular assassinates splashed across their screens. They’ve rationalized it as the rate they have to pay for their way of life. But a handful of teenage survivors of the massacre are starting to speak out, applying their status as heroes to start questioning…

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Trump Moves Stormy Daniels ‘Hush Money’ Suit to Federal Court

March 21, 2018

Entity set up by president’s personal solicitor transmitted occurrence Porn star liable for$ 1 million per violation of stillnes agreement lawsuit, filed by Daniels last week in California state court against Trump, to federal courtroom, saying that neither Daniels, Trump nor the LLC are California residents and the amount of damages outperforms the $75,000 minimum for a case to proceed in federal courtroom. Trump supports the transfer of the case…

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