Trump signs order that could punish social media companies for how they police content, drawing criticism and doubts of legality

President Trump on Thursday is set to sign an executive order that could open the door for federal regulators to punish Facebook, Google and Twitter for the way they police content online. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Mark Zuckerberg Says Social Media Giants Shouldn’t Be In Position To Fact-Check Users

When asked about Twitter’s fact-checking of President Trump, Zuckerberg said Facebook shouldn’t be “the arbiter of truth.” Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey fact checks Trump, subtweets Mark Zuckerberg, ahead of social media executive order

President Donald Trump will reveal an executive order designed to “regulate” social media on Thursday, after Twitter applied its fact-check label to two Trump tweets containing false claims about mail-in ballots. The executive tantrum, and a Fox News appearance by … Read more…

Trump threatens to ‘strongly regulate’ social media platforms after Twitter labels his tweets

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to “strongly regulate” or even shut down social media platforms after Twitter applied a fact-check to two of his tweets this week. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

I Spent a Week Down the Right-Wing Media Rabbit Hole—and Was Mesmerized by It

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast/Getty Isolated. Detached. Disoriented. Disconnected from the real world. Damaged mental health. Even fear of survival. No, I’m not talking about coronavirus quarantine. That’s going fine, considering. I’m referring to my week-long self-imposed experiment: … Read more…

What to Know About the Six Sensationalized Court Cases Examined in Netflix’s Trial By Media

In Trial by Media, a true crime documentary series from Netflix out May 11, filmmakers revisit six court cases that captured national attention, becoming real-life legal dramas. Each installment in the series, whose executive producers include George Clooney and Jeffrey … Read more…

Blac Chyna Fans Drag Her For Promoting ‘Blunt’ Brand On Social Media: ‘This Will Make You Look Good In Court’

Blac Chyna’s latest money move is coming under fire once again! This time, fans didn’t think it was the best decision for Chyna to promote a blunt business in the middle of a custody battle with Rob Kardashian. Hollywood Life … Read more…

‘The Australian Dream,’ Produced By John Battsek, to Be Sold By Noah Media Group

Noah Media Group, a specialist in feature-length sports documentaries, has acquired international sales rights to feature documentary “The Australian Dream,” about the Australian Football League star Adam Goodes. The deal excludes rights to Australia, Canada, the U.K. and airlines. Noah … Read more…

UPDATE 2-Social media giants warn of AI moderation errors as coronavirus empties offices

Alphabet Inc’s YouTube, Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc warned on Monday that more videos and other content could be erroneously removed for policy violations, as the companies empty offices and rely on automated takedown software during the coronavirus pandemic. Reuters: … Read more…

Facebook, Twitter suspend Russian-linked operation targeting African Americans on social media

Facebook and Twitter have disabled a Russian operation designed to stoke racial tensions among African Americans in the United States, the companies announced Thursday, raising fresh alarms that the Kremlin may seek to interfere in the 2020 presidential election and … Read more…

‘Baroness Von Sketch Show’ Producer Buys Back Company from Embattled Kew Media Group (EXCLUSIVE)

“Baroness Von Sketch Show” producer Frantic Films has bought back the company from embattled parent Kew Media Group. Frantic Films founder Jamie Brown has personally financed the deal to reacquire 100% ownership of the firm, which was bought by Kew … Read more…

Khloe Kardashian Is Sick Of Social Media Disrespect Amid Rumors Her And Tristan Are Back Together

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Gravitas Acquires ‘Lost Transmissions’; Cleopatra Entertainment Nabs ‘Game of Death’; Random Media Lands ‘Vampire Dad’ – Film Briefs

Producers are Filip Jan Rymsza for Royal Road Entertainment, Tory Lenosky for Pulse Films, Al Di for Underlying Tension, and Royal Road’s Olga Kagan. O’Brien served as an executive producer alongside … news entertainment – BingNews DEAL UPDATE:

Gravitas Acquires ‘Lost Transmissions’; Cleopatra Entertainment Nabs ‘Game of Death’; Random Media Lands ‘Vampire Dad’ – Film Briefs

Producers are Filip Jan Rymsza for Royal Road Entertainment, Tory Lenosky for Pulse Films, Al Di for Underlying Tension, and Royal Road’s Olga Kagan. O’Brien served as an executive producer alongside … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

‘Love Island’ Host’s Shock Death Revives Concerns Around Mental Health, Media Scrutiny

The death of popular “Love Island” host Caroline Flack has sent shockwaves across the U.K. and again raised long-running concerns about broadcaster ITV’s support of cast members on the hit reality competition as well as the country’s intense media scrutiny … Read more…

‘The Masked Singer’ Is Heading To Russia, With Endemol Shine Group’s Weit Media Producing

EXCLUSIVE: The Masked Singer bandwaggon keeps moving at breakneck speed, with Russia the latest country to climb aboard the Korean entertainment show-turned global megahit. Endemol Shine Group’s Weit Media will produce a local version of the celebrity singing contest for free-to-air … Read more…

Caroline Flack breaks social media silence and vows to ‘speak today’ as boyfriend Lewis Burton denies they’ve split

The presenter hit out on Instagram Caroline Flack has broken her social media silence and vowed ‘I will speak today’ after it was reported she’d split with Lewis Burton. The Love Island presenter wrote on her Instagram story, “I’m going … Read more…

‘No need to panic,’ Chinese state media tells investors after markets plunge on coronavirus fears

The Shanghai composite closed 7.72% lower on Monday after Chinese mainland markets returned from an extended Lunar New Year holiday. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Change or Die: 50% of Media and Entertainment Execs Say They Can’t Rely on Old Biz Models, Survey Finds

With media and entertainment sectors continuing to be whipped by winds of digital disruption, many industry execs believe they need to change the ways they’ve done business — or see their companies … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Ex-‘60 Minutes’ correspondent Lara Logan launches $25M suit against writer, New York Media

Former “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan is seeking $ 25 million in a defamation suit filed against writer Joe Hagan and New York Media for a piece published five years ago entitled “Benghazi and the Bombshell.” The New York magazine … Read more…

William Ruckelshaus, who resigned in Watergate’s ‘Saturday Night Massacre,’ dies at 87: U.S. media

William Ruckelshaus, picked by Richard Nixon as the first head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and as deputy attorney general before being fired for defying the president in the Watergate scandal, died on Wednesday at the age of 87, … Read more…

Dramatic public impeachment testimony did little to sever the strong bond between Trump, his GOP supporters and conservative media propagandists

Two weeks of dramatic and incriminating public impeachment testimony did little to sever the strong bond between President Donald Trump, his Republican supporters and conservative media propagandists. CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

The Holts Clash Over Social Media | Love and Marriage: Huntsville | Oprah Winfrey Network

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Coleen Rooney breaks social media silence following shock Rebekah Vardy story leaking accusations

Coleen has made a come back to clear up some confusion Coleen Rooney has taken to Twitter to break her silence following her recent public spat with fellow WAG Rebekah Vardy. Credit: Getty Coleen, who is married to footballing legend … Read more…

Will Smith – Playing Young in “Gemini Man” and Getting Fearless on Social Media | The Daily Show

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Hillary Clinton Says Meghan’s Race Is ‘Part of’ the Reason She Is Reviled by the British Media

Chris Jackson/Getty The suggestion that Meghan Markle’s biracial heritage has played a part in the astonishingly negative coverage of her in British media is vehemently denied by the British press, both publicly and in private conversation. It, is, however, difficult … Read more…

Fake video of Trump shooting media and political opponents shown at conference: New York Times

The fake video was played at a conference hosted by a pro-Trump group at his Miami resort last week, according to a report. It includes the logo for Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…