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George Soros' Open Society Foundations slams Facebook, calling it ‘active in promoting’ hate and misinformation

Billionaire George Soros’ philanthropic network ripped into Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg after the New York Times reported that the social media company pushed to involve the financier’s name to discredit its critics.

Facebook says it removed a flood of hate speech, terrorist propaganda and fake accounts from its site

Facebook said it had removed more than a billion fake accounts and taken action against millions of posts, photos and other forms of content that violated its prohibition against hate speech, terrorist propaganda and child exploitation, the latest

Facebook critics file FTC complaint over breach of 30 million accounts

A coalition of Facebook critics has filed a complaint against the company with the Federal Trade Commission, asking the agency to investigate 2018’s breach of 30 million user accounts.

Facebook will create an independent oversight group to review content moderation appeals

Facebook will create an independent oversight body to adjudicate appeals on content moderation issues, the company said.

Vice President Pence: Trump administration has ‘defended the freedom of the press on the world stage’

Vice President Mike Pence insisted the Trump Administration has defended the freedom of the press globally, and dismissed comparisons between the White House's decision to revoke CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press pass and Vice President Pence's crit

Sen Sullivan, Chairman Pai, Subsidies, and FCC Confirmantions

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will finally meet with Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) to discuss the senator’s longstanding frustrations with how the agency is doling out telecommunications subsidies.

As his aides pressure foreign regimes on press freedoms, President Trump focuses on punishing reporters

The Trump administration spoke out forcefully against efforts by China and Myanmar to punish news reporters and political dissidents.

Once-Worthless Radio Waves Get New Life in Spectrum Auction

Cellphone carriers often call their most valuable radio-wave licenses “beachfront” property. As with real estate, it pays to be in a prime location.

President Trump calls CNN's Acosta 'bad for the country'

President Donald Trump expressed hope the White House would defeat CNN in a lawsuit over his decision to suspend the press credentials of reporter Jim Acosta, whom he called “bad for the country." President Trump railed against Acosta, calling him

White House fires back at CNN lawsuit, claiming 'broad discretion' to yank reporter Jim Acosta's press pass

President Donald Trump and officials in his administration said that the decision to revoke CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta's press credential was "lawful," arguing the White House holds "broad discretion to regulate" access for journalis