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Google is tweaking is search engine to fight fake news

Google is tweaking is search engine to fight fake news Google is fighting fake news with its biggest tool: Search.Google announced on Tuesday that it is tweaking its search engine to scuttle misleading or false content, a major move for the company and the world considering Google's dominance in search.

ESPN is laying off a bunch of its on-air talent

ESPN is laying off a bunch of its on-air talent The sports media titan has become the poster child for older, TV-focused companies that are being forced to confront a future that is often termed as "trading TV dollars for digital pennies.Among the most notable exits is Ed Werder, a veteran NFL reporter.

Sarkeesian finishes Tropes vs. Women in Video Games

Sarkeesian finishes Tropes vs. Women in Video Games Anita Sarkeesian released the final installment of Tropes vs.Titled "The Lady Sidekick," the clip examines how women in games are often relegated to gatekeepers, burdens, or ego boosters for male characters, and points to games that show better ways of handling AI support characters.

TV news map shows double the New Zealand, and yes, everyone made the same joke

TV news map shows double the New Zealand, and yes, everyone made the same joke Despite being the most magical, nicest country in the world (sit down, Iceland), New Zealand doesn't get enough attention.It's no wonder its citizens have a slight identity crisis when they're continually left of world maps.

Malaysia wants to hold WhatsApp group admins responsible for fake news spread over chat

Malaysia wants to hold WhatsApp group admins responsible for fake news spread over chat Those found allowing false information to be spread will face punishment, he said, adding that group admins should be a "gatekeeper to filter news before sharing.Another man was arrested in April for a photo he took and spread on Whatsapp, which "insulted" an unnamed government leader.

ESPN killed something else with its layoffs, its best hope to reach millennials: TrueHoop podcasts

ESPN killed something else with its layoffs, its best hope to reach millennials: TrueHoop podcasts The news that the podcasts will shut down comes along with the massive layoffs announced earlier this week.As the TrueHoop podcast brand grew, more of ESPN's more vibrant voices joined the mix, along with something very different: podcast co-hosts who had no official relationship with ESPN (shouts to Big Wos, an early member of the TrueHoop family).

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Trump’s war on the media is straight out of a dystopian dictator’s handbook

Trump’s war on the media is straight out of a dystopian dictator’s handbook Indeed, at a rally celebrating his time in office, he launched into yet another attack on what he called the "failing" and "dishonest" media.Another example that draws a comparison to Trump's behavior is Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

China is creating its own Wikipedia, but it's not open to the public for editing

China is creating its own Wikipedia, but it's not open to the public for editing The inaugural digital version of the Chinese Encyclopaedia will, in effect, be the country's first online book of "everything.The digital project is the third edition of the  Chinese Encyclopaedia, and will enlist 20,000 scholars from tertiary institutions to write, reports the South China Morning Post.

China ironically decides to clamp down on online news outlets on World Press Freedom Day

China ironically decides to clamp down on online news outlets on World Press Freedom Day According to the country's new rules, released by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), online media platforms can only be managed by editorial staff who have been approved by the Communist government.Their workers also have to additionally undergo training and reporting credentials from the central government, according to Reuters.

Verizon pays more than $20 million to stream a single NFL game

Verizon pays more than $20 million to stream a single NFL game The telecom spent $21 million for the rights to stream a week-three match-up in London between the Baltimore Ravens and the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.Yahoo may also carry the game if its sale to Verizon closes in time for the September date.

Is embedding a tweet containing a photo theft? This photographer thinks so

Is embedding a tweet containing a photo theft? This photographer thinks so A lawsuit in the United Kingdom is raising questions about fair use and copyright laws after a freelance photographer sued a news publication for embedding a tweet within an article.Eddie Mitchell, a freelance photographer, is taking Sky News to court after the publication used a tweet containing his photo within an article.

This Amazon Sale on Darth Vader Comics Is Impressive. Most Impressive.

This Amazon Sale on Darth Vader Comics Is Impressive. Most Impressive. If The Hallway Scene rekindled your Darth Vader love affair, all four volumes of his new comic series are on sale on Kindle today.The first three volumes will only set you back $5 each, while the fourth is marked down to $10.

E3 introduces new series of panels called E3 Coliseum

E3 introduces new series of panels called E3 Coliseum We're a little over a month away from E3 2017, and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has now revealed another new component to the show.Hosted by Geoff Keighley, E3 Coliseum will take place on June 13 and 14 at The Novo at L.

YouTubers struggling to make money from Call of Duty: WWII

YouTubers struggling to make money from Call of Duty: WWII This change appears to have significantly impacted the network of popular Call of Duty YouTubers.He said in a video: "Are games really look that good these days that they think it's a real war I am depicting?