Social platforms need community policing to stop false content, experts say

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By Kaylee Greenlee Daily Caller News Foundation Social media platforms need users to police posts with false information to restrain big tech companies from exerting authoritative control over content, according to a panel hosted by the International Fact-Checking Network on Monday. Former President Donald Trump and some 70,000 other profiles were suspended from Twitter following the Capitol riot last month, moderator Cristina Tardáguila, the associate director of the IFCN at the Poynter Inst

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Ex-think tank CEO Peter Doran announces GOP bid for governor

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ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Another northern Virginia executive is joining the Republican race for governor. Peter Doran of Arlington announced Tuesday that he is seeking this year’s GOP gubernatorial nomination. Doran is former CEO of the Washington-based Center for European Policy Analysis. In his role he warned about Russian efforts to undermine Western democracies. Doran is making his first run for public office. He initiated efforts after the 2019 legislative elections in Virginia to recruit

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Jack Henry & Associates (JKHY) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

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Image source: The Motley Fool. Jack Henry Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Feb 09, 2021, 8:45 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to the Jack Henry Associates second-quarter 2021 earnings conference call. Please note that today's call is being recorded. [Operator instructions] Now I would like to turn the call over to Kevin Williams. Kevin, the floor is

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Comedy Central Digital, VH1 and Johnson & Johnson top this year’s Digiday Video and TV Awards shortlist

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In a year like no other, the finalists for the Digiday Video and TV Awards broke new ground. They made big bets across channels to create and deliver outstanding content despite incredible production constraints. In the first year that Digiday has expanded this awards program to include TV alongside other video formats, finalists include remarkable entries from Comedy Central Digital, VH1 and Johnson Johnson. Each of these contenders turned to content libraries, innovative formats and the topi

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Important dates to circle on the 2021 Saints offseason calendar

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The NFL’s 2021 offseason is going to look just as chaotic and uncertain as the spring and summer 2020 — and that extends to the New Orleans Saints. There won’t be an NFL Scouting Combine for Sean Payton to fumble his binoculars at or an after-hours steakhouse for Mickey Loomis to meet with players’ agents at. But there’s still going to be a ton of work to do for all involved, and a number of deadlines and start dates to jot down in your day planner. Here’s what you need to know abo

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New app blocks The New York Times to prevent spread of disinformation

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Skip to comments. New app blocks The New York Times to prevent spread of disinformation The Post Millennial.com ^ Mia Cathell Posted on 2/9/2021, 7:15:20 PM by Beave Meister If big tech continues censoring conservatives, that means our days on these platforms may be numbered. Please take a minute to sign up to our mailing list so we can stay in touch with you, our community. Subscribe Now! A new app called "Block The New York Times" allows Twitter users to block 800 corporate journalists for fr

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How to Make an Email Newsletter That Builds Trust and Drives Leads

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Strategy Over the past few months, you might have noticed that newsletters are hot again. A parade of prominent journalists recently left top media companies like Vox, Digiday, Politico, and New York Magazine, to strike out on their own with a newsletter on Substack, which makes it easy to monetize your content with paid subscriptions. In truth, newsletters have always been a crucial audience building tool, ever since the Acta Diurna were sketched in stone in Ancient Rome in 131 BC. (H/t to ou

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Skal International to Win The World's Leading Tourism Association Award

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MALAGA, Spain, Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Uzakrota Travel Awards – the global initiative to recognize and reward excellence in travel and tourism – unveiled the 2020 winners of its World Leading categories yesterday. It has been announced that Skal International has won the World's Leading Tourism Association Category among eight other associations that were nominated for this category. (PRNewsfoto/Skal International) After registration between 18th and 24th January 2021, the voting bega

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Decrypted: Hackers attempt to poison Florida town’s water supply

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TechCrunch fait partie de Verizon Media. Nos partenaires et nous-mêmes stockerons et/ou utiliserons des informations concernant votre appareil, par l’intermédiaire de cookies et de technologies similaires, afin d’afficher des annonces et des contenus personnalisés, de mesurer les audiences et les contenus, d’obtenir des informations sur les audiences et à des fins de développement de produit. Données personnelles qui peuvent être utilisées Informations sur votre appareil et sur vo

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Where was the Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro at the Mi 11 launch? Here are our best guesses

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Home News Mobile Phones Xiaomi Mi 11 Launch (Image credit: Xiaomi) The Xiaomi Mi 11 launch on February 8 turned out to be very light on new devices - we saw the Mi 11, already announced in China in December 2020, a new version of the Mi Electric Scooter Pro 2, already announced worldwide in July 2020, and the Xiaomi Mi TV Q1, which is only getting a very limited release, though admittedly is technically a new product. We’d heard rumors the launch event would also bring us the Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro,

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2:00PM Water Cooler 2/9/2021

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We and our partners store and/or access information on a device We and our partners process personal data such as IP address, unique ID, browsing data for: Select basic ads Create a personalised ads profile Select personalised ads Create a personalised content profile Select personalised content Measure ad performance Measure content performance Apply market research to generate audience insights Develop and improve products Ensure security, prevent fraud, and debug Technically deliver ads o

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Searching for animal zero: The detective work of tracing the origins of a virus

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The first mission to Wuhan in search of the source of SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19 — wrapped up this week. More than a dozen experts from around the world, including epidemiologists, veterinarians, medical doctors and virologists, spent the past fortnight looking for clues to the virus's origins. Last night, at a press conference, World Health Organization food safety and animal diseases expert Peter Ben Embarek said the coronavirus is unlikely to have leaked from a Chinese

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United States Financial Wellness Benefits Industry to 2026 - Prominent Players Include Fidelity Investments, Mercer & Financial Finesse Among Others

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Yahoo fait partie de Verizon Media. Nos partenaires et nous-mêmes stockerons et/ou utiliserons des informations concernant votre appareil, par l’intermédiaire de cookies et de technologies similaires, afin d’afficher des annonces et des contenus personnalisés, de mesurer les audiences et les contenus, d’obtenir des informations sur les audiences et à des fins de développement de produit. Données personnelles qui peuvent être utilisées Informations sur votre appareil et sur votre c

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Twenty-Six Words Created the Internet. What Will It Take to Save It?

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ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. This column was originally published in Not Shutting Up, a newsletter about the issues facing journalism and democracy. Sign up for it here . Way back when AOL was a big tech company and people reached the World Wide Web via dial-up modems, Congress added a provision to federal law that has had a profound effect on every aspect of our democracy and public life. It’s called Section 230 of the Communication Decency Act, and it

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Film industry veteran moves to video game industry

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What’s the connection between the film industry, video games, the health industry, and a company as Level Ex? More than you imagine, as we’re about to reveal. The news first: film industry veteran Aharon Rabinowitz, whose name many recognize from Maxon (Global Head of Digital Experience) and Red Giant (Executive Producer for Red Giant Films where he co-created awesome short films like Old/New with Patton Oswalt), recently joined Level Ex, creator of industry-leading medical video games

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Hemingway: Troops Around Capitol And Show Trials Of Political Opposition Are Banana Republic Things

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Federalist Senior Editor Mollie Hemingway appeared on Fox News Tuesday, noting the scary time we have entered in America if it is acceptable for an armed militia to guard Washington and also a former president, Donald Trump, to sit for an impeachment trial made for political theater. “I don’t think people realize how horrifying it is for many people in the country to see their Capitol surrounded by troops, while the previous president is paraded in front of cameras for a show trial. This

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Virginia-Georgia Tech men's basketball preview capsule - Roanoke Times

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Ben Graham Was Obsessed With FOMO – Here’s What You Need to Know

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FOMO – or Fear of Missing Out – has been blamed for many of the extraordinary moves we’ve seen in markets. As investors watch from the sidelines while others make fortunes, it becomes too tempting not to join in. Get The Full Warren Buffett Series in PDF Get the entire 10-part series on Warren Buffett in PDF. Save it to your desktop, read it on your tablet, or email to your colleagues Q4 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Ben Graham often wrote of irrational market moves like

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'Fortnite' Hearts Wild Cup Guide: Start Time, Plus How to Get Lovely Skin Early! Plus 'The Flash' Crossover

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Epic Games will be launching the "Fortnite" Hearts Wild Cup this Tuesday, February 9, so here's everything you need to know from start time to how to unlock the Lovely skin to add to your roster of cosmetics in the popular Battle Royale game. (Photo : Fortnite / Facebook) Love-themed outfits are now available on "Fortnite," which will include the Lovely skin. 'Fortnite' Hearts Wild Cup Start Time According to Newsweek, the Hearts Wild Cup will be happening this Tuesday from 6 PM to 9 PM EST,

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