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Bipartisan bill seeks to regulate political ads on Facebook, Twitter and Google
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 A new bipartisan bill known as the Honest Ads Act is the first major attempt to regulate online platforms that sell ads with rules akin to those that apply to more traditional advertising on TV, radio and in print. The [...]
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Google shuts YouTube channel implicated in Kremlin political propaganda ops
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 A YouTube channel that had been implicated in Russia disinformation operations to target the U.S. 2016 election has been taken down by Google.   <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2017/10/11/google-shuts-youtube-c [...]
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Facebook sold more than $100,000 in political ads to a Russian company during the 2016 election
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 Following its April post-mortem on its platform’s role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is out with some juicy new details. Most noteworthy given the public’s intense interest in all things R [...]
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Social media firms facing fresh political pressure after London terror attack
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 Yesterday UK government ministers once again called for social media companies to do more to combat terrorism. “There should be no place for terrorists to hide,” said Home Secretary Amber Rudd, speaking on t [...]
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Hacker News calls for “political detox,” critics cry censorship
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 Can social media even exist without political debate? What about trolls? Hacker News, the social news site run by Y Combinator, is trying to find out. The head of the Hacker News community since 2014, Daniel Gackle (wh [...]
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Twitter chairman: Even painful political tweets have a place
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 Twitter chairman Omid Kordestani says that even the harshest, most painful political tweets have a place on Twitter — whether we like it or not. “How do you personally react to that, it’s painful to re [...]
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'When I Put My Political Views On Social Media I Lost My Biggest Accounts'
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Cheryl Rios is perhaps the boldest person yet to come forward with her biggest PR misstep. Hers is somewhat recent, and so the pain is still fresh. Rios is an integrated marketing specialist in Dallas, Texas. In April 2015, s [...]
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Neoliberal Tools (and Archives): A Political History of Digital Humanities
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... and manage the whole through ever “smarter” standards, protocols, schemas, templates, and databases uplifting Frederick Winslow Taylor's original scientific industrialism into ultraflexible postindustrial content [...]
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Talking Trump – the oddly boring world of election campaign copywriting
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But, laying aside the gaudy hysterics of the central characters, the American election is also a remarkable insight into modern political copywriting. The American political model is unashamedly commercial, with the vastness [...]
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