News Media

Mark Zuckerberg Said This 1 Word, Over and Over, 35 Times in a Podcast Interview. Here's What It Reveals About Facebook's Biggest Challenge

No matter what interviewer Kara Swisher asked Zuckerberg, he kept coming back to the same word.<p>What's the biggest threat to Facebook? I think we can figure out what Facebook thinks it is, and there's a big clue in the 90-minute podcast interview Mark Zuckerberg did this week with Kara Swisher, …

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POTUS Goes Twitter Bonkers: “Trump Recognized Russian Meddling MANY TIMES”

Donald Trump’s morning tweet-tantrum was particularly wild this morning, an apparent violent reaction to his administration’s Contraction-gate …

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Trump inviting Putin to Washington this fall

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump hopes to welcome Russian President Vladimir Putin in Washington this fall, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement Thursday.<p>"President Trump asked (national security adviser John Bolton) to invite President Putin to Washington in the …

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When a U.S. citizen heard he was on his own country’s drone target list, he wasn’t sure he believed it. After five near-misses, he does – and is suing the United States to contest his own execution – Rolling Stone

How to Survive America's Kill List<p>When a U.S. citizen heard he was on his own country’s drone target list, he wasn’t sure he believed it. After five …

U.S. Politics

Exclusive: "Sex huntress” says she won’t give U.S. officials secret tapes about Russian election meddling

In March, a self-described “sex huntress” offered to trade hours of audio recordings detailing Russia’s role in the 2016 election to U.S. officials in exchange for asylum. Now she tells VICE News she’ll only turn them over to one man: Oleg Deripaska, the Russian oligarch who she says is featured in …

Russia

This place has the most psychopaths in America

We know there are certain professions that draw more psychopaths than others (and one of the top ones may rhyme with schmoyers) but are there certain …

Self-improvement

Trump's Joke About Ivanka & Her Last Name Will Have You Scratching Your Head

There might have been much more praise for Ivanka Trump, according to her dad, if she had a different surname. On Wednesday, <i>People</i> magazine reported …

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Slamming the script: Why the press is dismissing the president's do-over

The media seem determined not to give the president a do-over.<p>His attempt to clarify what he said in Helsinki is being widely dismissed, even mocked, by many in mainstream media land.<p>At a minimum, President Trump deserves credit for saying what he should have said to Vladimir Putin, that he accepts …

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‘Go join CNN’: Fox News fans seethe after reporter calls out Trump for declaring media the ‘enemy’

President Donald Trump on Thursday once again attacked the news media as the “real enemy of the people” even as he touted his own “relationship” with …

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Trump: Russia Is a Friend, Journalists Are the Enemy

Despite the fact that his display of subservience has thrown the Republican political class into panic and disarray, President Trump is …

Russia

Trump Got Call From Mark Zuckerberg After 2016 Election (Report)

Trump campaign’s digital strategy impressed and influenced the social network, reports BuzzFeed News<p>After successfully using his platform to target …

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Trump’s 2020 campaign wants to just how unpopular the media is

President Trump’s re-election campaign sent out an email questionnaire Thursday, asking supporters what they thought about the way the media is …

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Report May Provide Proof That Trump Is a Russian Spy

A new bombshell <i>N</i><i>ew York Times</i> report says that U.S. intelligence officials showed President Donald Trump indisputable evidence proving that Russian …

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This Incredibly Popular Supplement Is Pretty Much Useless, Says Huge New Study

Here's why.<p>There's a growing body of evidence to suggest most vitamin supplements don't do all that much. In fact, a study earlier this year found …

Health

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

<b>In mid-2016</b>, Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an …

Artificial Intelligence

'Time' morphs Trump and Putin's faces in horrifying cover you'll never unsee

Holy shit, <i>Time.</i> Good morning to you, too.<p>The magazine known for responding to Trump's every move with striking cover art is back at it, dropping a …

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Reddit Users Are Manipulating Google Images to Associate 'Idiot' with Donald Trump

If you enter the word “idiot” into Google’s image search, the first pictures to show up will be those of U.S. President Donald Trump. This is not …

Tech Trends

Vincenzo Nibali transported to hospital after crash on Alpe d'Huez

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) has been taken to hospital in Grenoble with a suspected fractured vertebra following his crash a little over four …

Road Bikes

Jimmy Kimmel Thinks He Found the Miracle Drug for 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

Jimmy Kimmel is ready to offer the solution for “Trump Derangement Syndrome.”<p>On Wednesday’s <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> aired a spoof drug commercial for …

Jimmy Kimmel

Chance the Rapper announces purchase of Chicagoist website in newly released song

Chance the Rapper has purchased the defunct hyperlocal news website Chicagoist, announcing the deal in one of four new songs released late Wednesday.<p>Chicagoist.com has been dormant since November, when owner Joe Ricketts, the billionaire founder of TD Ameritrade and patriarch of the family that …

Journalism

Trump calls 'fake news' media 'the real enemy of the people' over Putin summit

Trump's tweet comes on the heels of his multi-day clarifications of statements regarding Russia and election meddling and following his widely-panned …

Fake News

Amid Russia Outrage, Trump Shares An Old Video Of Hillary Clinton: ‘This Is Classic!’

8:53 PM 07/19/2018<p>President Donald Trump came under immense pressure this week to clarify his stance on Russian meddling and U.S. intelligence …

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The NRA Got Played By Russia

Maria Butina and her colleagues guessed that guns would be their ticket into Republican politics. They were right.<p>Given how accustomed we've become to linking the Kremlin's election meddling with Donald Trump's presidential campaign, one of the most startling details about the odyssey of Maria …

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Trump now claims he was 'very strong' with Putin on election meddling

Donald Trump now says he holds the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, personally responsible for his country’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, further walking back a statement on Monday that drew bipartisan condemnation.<p>In an interview broadcast on Wednesday evening, the US president …

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How People Are Hacking Google Images to Make "Idiot" Show Pictures of Trump

For once, Trump can actually blame the media for something.<p>There are a few Google search inputs guaranteed to deliver pictures of the current …

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Zuckerberg Looks To Clear Up Stance On Facebook, Fake News And The Holocaust

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is clarifying remarks he made about whether his platform should remove content posted by Holocaust deniers, saying he wasn't defending them when he commented that it was hard to know their intentions. His initial comments set off intense criticism earlier this week.<p>"I …

Internet

State-sponsored trolling is rampant throughout the world—including in the US

Governments around the world have used targeted online hate and harassment campaigns to intimidate or silence people.<p><b>The news:</b> A report out today by …

Human Rights

Five Songwriting Techniques I Learned from the Sex Pistols

When <i>Never Mind the Bollocks: Here’s the Sex Pistols</i> rudely elbowed itself into the cultural consciousness in late 1977, the mainstream media focused …

Songwriting

Far-right Christian host claims Rachel Maddow will lead a coup against Trump because America has been “homosexualised”

A far-right Christian host known for promoting conspiracy theories went on a homophobic and anti-semitic rant, claiming a coup against Trump could …

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Attacking 'hysterical' media a go-to segment at Fox

NEW YORK (AP) — What do the phrases "blind hatred," ''frothing," ''hysteria," ''meltdown," ''freak-out" and "derangement" have in common? They've all been used by Fox News Channel personalities this week to describe media coverage of President Donald Trump's Helsinki summit with Russian President …

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