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Jeff Katz
September 15, 2019 - 4:09 pm
Billionaire rapper Jay-Z took heavy criticism on social media after he dared to point out that communities who lack fathers are more apt to be violent towards police. According to The Daily Signal, the 49-year-old rapper and producer attended a panel discussing race relations in January at John Jay...
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Jeff Katz
September 12, 2019 - 2:12 pm
Brian Stelter, the gatekeeper of American journalism, was oh so close (or so he must have thought) to nailing President Trump for getting the weather in Fayatteville, North Carolina completely wrong. Stelter called out the president for saying people in line for his campaign event were "soaking wet...
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Jeff Katz
September 06, 2019 - 4:53 pm
According to an undercover journalist for the Center for Medical Progress, the organization had 19 tweets blocked on Twitter at the request of Planned Parenthood, NewsBusters reports. The journalist, David Daleiden, is facing 15 felony charges of invasion of privacy after he released several videos...
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AP News
September 06, 2019 - 2:25 pm
By MARCY GORDON and MATT O'BRIEN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Two groups of states are targeting Facebook and Google in separate antitrust probes, widening the scrutiny of Big Tech beyond sweeping federal and congressional investigations into their market dominance. Facebook and Google are...
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Jeff Katz
September 04, 2019 - 2:08 pm
A British woman who was arrested in front of her children for referring to a trans woman as a man on Twitter has been charged with malicious communications, according to the Daily Mail. The woman, Kate Scottow, 38, was arrested in her Hertfordshire home in December after she misgendered a trans...
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AP News
August 30, 2019 - 5:55 pm
By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account has gotten hacked, and whoever broke in sent racist and vulgar tweets to his 4.2 million followers. Some of the tweets were up for about 30 minutes before Twitter took them down. The tweets included...
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Jeff Katz
August 29, 2019 - 11:33 am
Disgraced anchor Brian Williams is still trying to remain relevant after calling out Bernie Sanders' criticism of the "centrist media" as a "Trump talking point." Williams referenced a tweet from an anonymous Twitter user employing the hashtag "MyBernieStory" to share a negative story about the...
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August 24, 2019 - 12:42 pm
Henrico County, VA _ A Henrico County judge says he will decide within 7 to 10 days whether to allow a $250 million dollar defamation suit filed by California Representative Devin Nunes against Twitter to proceed. The Fresno Bee reports that lawyers for the social media giant asked Judge John...
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August 23, 2019 - 5:01 pm
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump launched a furious and highly personal Twitter attack Friday against the Federal Reserve and Chairman Jerome Powell, fuming that the Fed once more "did NOTHING!" and wondering who is "our bigger enemy" — Powell or...
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Jeff Katz
August 22, 2019 - 11:59 am
An investigation by Breitbart News has found that a political editor at the New York Times has a long history of anti-Semitism and racism on his Twitter account. Tom Wright-Piersanti, who has been the political editor at the Times for more than five years, has made multiple anti-Semitic and racist...
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