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Facebook feed change sacrifices time spent and news outlets for “well-being”

Facebook is making a huge change to its News Feed algorithm to prioritize friends and posts that spark comments between them at the expense of public content, news outlets, and importantly, the total time spent and ads you see on the social network. CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote on Facebook today, “I’m changing the goal I give our product teams from ...

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US exerts much stricter control over ‘foreign agent’ media outlets than Russia – Putin

Published time: 25 Dec, 2017 18:35 US law relating to media outlets designated as ‘foreign agents’ are much stricter than the measures outlined by corresponding Russian legislation, President Vladimir Putin has said. But the law needs ‘improvements,’ he added. In the US, where certain Russian media outlets were declared “foreign agents,” these edicts applied to these so-called foreign agents are ...

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Russian lower house bans reporters representing ‘foreign-agent’ media outlets

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 09:04 Edited time: 6 Dec, 2017 09:10 Russian lawmakers have passed a motion officially barring reporters working for media outlets recognized as foreign agents from entering the lower house of the country’s parliament as a symmetrical response to sanctions applied to RT in the US. The motion, prepared by the State Duma Regulations Committee, states ...

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Russia lists 9 media outlets as foreign agents, including Voice of America, Radio Liberty

Published time: 5 Dec, 2017 06:33 Edited time: 5 Dec, 2017 06:58 Nine media outlets have been registered as foreign agents by Russia’s Justice Ministry, in accordance with a recently passed law. The law comes in response to the US Congress’s moves towards RT America. On Tuesday, Voice of America and Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, including its regional ...

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Duma gives second nod to retaliatory bill requiring media outlets to register as foreign agents

The Russian lower house of parliament has passed the second stage of a bill that would require foreign mass-media outlets operating in the country to register as foreign agents. The motion was prepared by State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin and the heads of all four parliamentary caucuses. It was drafted as a suite of amendments to the bill, allowing for ...

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Duma may order foreign media outlets to register as foreign agents to work in Russia

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 10:32 Edited time: 14 Nov, 2017 10:36 A new Russian bill regulating mass media would not automatically register foreign media outlets as foreign agents, but their refusal to do so would prevent them from working in Russia, one of the key sponsors of the legislation has said. Read more Deputy Duma Speaker Pyotr Tolstoy (United ...

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Trump lawyer forwards email about Robert E. Lee to media outlets

President Trump’s lawyer forwarded an email Wednesday to conservative media outlets and government officials praising Confederate leader Robert E. Lee and comparing him to George Washington, according to a report. John Dowd, who heads the President’s legal team, forwarded an email, with the subject “The Information that Validates President Trump on Charlottesville,” which outlined similarities between the two generals, the ...

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Trump lawyer forwards email about Robert E. Lee to media outlets

President Trump’s lawyer forwarded an email Wednesday to conservative media outlets and government officials praising Confederate leader Robert E. Lee and comparing him to George Washington, according to a report. John Dowd, who heads the President’s legal team, forwarded an email, with the subject “The Information that Validates President Trump on Charlottesville,” which outlined similarities between the two generals, the ...

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Conservative outlets given seats in White House briefing room

Two additional conservative outlets have been given official seats in the White House briefing room. The change stems from a seating chart released by the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) on Friday. White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders ponders a question during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, June 30, 2017. (Manuel Balce ...

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Conservative outlets given seats in White House briefing room

Two additional conservative outlets have been given official seats in the White House briefing room. The change stems from a seating chart released by the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) on Friday. White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders ponders a question during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, June 30, 2017. (Manuel Balce ...

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