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Facebook is an American for-profit corporation and an online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California. The Facebook website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes. {Wikipedia}

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New Geography: THE TWILIGHT OF AMERICA’S MEGA-MEDIA

Found by on April 29th, 2019 - Be the first to comment!

“Increasingly, the remnants of the old publishing industry are being bought by the oligarchs — Jeff Bezos’ purchase of the Post in 2013, the 2017 buying of the Atlantic by Laurene Powell Jobs, and last year’s purchase of Time by Marc Benioff, founder of San Francisco-based Salesforce.com. With billions made elsewhere, these media outlets no longer must listen to their diverse readers; Bezos did not buy the Post to defend democracy, as his henchmen insist, but to shape the debate in the nation’s capital.”

Facebook Facts: Not Required

Found by on February 2nd, 2019 - Be the first to comment!

“They’ve essentially used us for crisis PR, said former Snopes managing editor Brooke Binkowski. “They’re not taking anything seriously. They are more interested in making themselves look good and passing the buck … They clearly don’t care.”

Reports that Facebook management prefer facts that fit the narrative rather than the truth – continue to leak.

Facebook: We Didn’t Pay For Fake Stories

Found by on November 17th, 2018 - Be the first to comment!

“It was not what I was doing nor was it the company’s strategy to deflect, to deny or to hire PR firms to do things. That’s not the strategy. And I was part of none of that. We’ve taken great steps, we’ve made huge investments,” Er, what? “I was part of none of” what again? Translation: we didn’t do it, but if it’s found out that we did, I didn’t do it.

Least Trusted Journalists

#1Kaitlin Collins
#2Chris Cuomo
#3Ken Dilanian
#4Ben Smith
#5Jon Talton
#6Ben Kesslen
#7Jason Leopold
#8Annie Linskey
#9Ronan Farrow
#10Anthony Cormier
#11Adam Edelman
#12Mike Ward
#13Gardiner Harris
#14Charles Blow
#15Jim Sciutto
#16Jake Tapper
#17Brian Ross
#18Mike Seidel
#19Alisyn Camerota
#20Gabriel Pogrund
#21Chuck Todd
#22Greg Gordon
#23Joe Scarborough
#24Carl Bernstein
#25Dean Baquet
#26David Corn
#27Bob Woodward
#28John Dickerson
#29Aaron Blake

Least Trusted Outlets

#1CNN
#2NBC News
#3New York Daily News
#4Fox News
#5BuzzFeed
#6The Daily Telegraph
#7NPR
#8Daily Star
#9Facebook
#10Mother Jones
#11CNBC
#12The Guardian
#13Houston Cronicle
#14The Seattle Times
#15The Huffington Post
#16AP
#17ABC
#18Newsweek
#19Big League Politics
#20The Weather Channel
#21Time
#22The Daily Beast
#23WhatsApp
#24MSNBC
#25McClatchy
#26Horus
#27The New York Times
#28Boston Globe
#29The Washington Post
#30The New Yorker