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Sex, scandal and scoops: Meet Italy’s Matt Drudge – POLITICO

ROME — For Roberto D’Agostino, Italy’s upcoming election is going to be a bit “like sex often is.” “The foreplay, namely the campaign, is far more exciting than the climax, namely the actual outcome of the vote,” said the owner and hands-on editor of Dagospia — Italy’s most eye catching and controversial web publication. It’s a flippant aside. But it

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2017: The Year the News Media Went to War Against a President

From Inauguration Day (January 20) through the end of 2017 (December 31), the three evening newscasts aired 3,430 stories that talked about either President Trump or his administration, totaling 99 hours, 3 minutes of airtime. This amounts to approximately 34 percent of all evening news airtime (excluding commercials), meaning that one out of every three minutes of broadcast evening news

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Drug dealers using Facebook to target children | Daily Mail Online

Scores of criminals are freely touting for business on the site and other social media giants including Instagram and Twitter. Many are offering cannabis for sale. One dealer, when contacted, offered to sell cocaine. A reporter posing as a teenage boy found dealers on Facebook willing to supply him with drugs even when they knew he was still at school.

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Trump: Why allow immigrants from ‘shithole countries’?

WASHINGTON (AP) — In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation. Trump’s contemptuous description of an entire continent startled lawmakers in the meeting

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Facebook ‘Portal’ gadget will put microphones and cameras in homes | Metro News

The device will feature a 15inch screen, a wide-angle camera with facial recognition and microphones to allow voice control. It’s expected to use facial recognition to allow people to log into their accounts without having to type in passwords and will be dedicated to video chat. The gadget has been designed by a shadowy Facebook department called Building 8 that’s

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Twitter Engineers To “Ban a Way of Talking” Through “Shadow Banning,” Algorithms to Censor Opposing Political Opinions – Project Veritas

(San Francisco) In the latest undercover Project Veritas video investigation, current and former Twitter employees are on camera explaining steps the social media giant is taking to censor political content that they don’t like. This video release follows the first undercover Twitter exposé Project Veritas released on January 10th which showed Twitter Senior Network Security Engineer Clay Haynes saying that

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