A hotel in Dublin, Ireland has decided to ban bloggers and “social media influencers” after its initial response to one asking for free accommodation resulted in a much-publicized back and forth on social media.
Facebook announced on Thursday that it is ridding the site of the “disputed” tag, which was implemented earlier this year in an effort to help alert readers to potentially false news stories and reduce the spread of “fake news.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday denounced the Iranian government’s hostility to Israel, warning that a regime that crushes “the creative and competitive spirits of its people” and threatens to destroy the Jewish state is “doomed.”
Jonathan Turley, a noted law professor at George Washington University and a leading liberal voice, has joined conservatives in condemning Democratic efforts to regulate political speech on the internet.
The New York Times on Friday released new social media guidelines for its reporters, requiring them to avoid any actions that would lead to perceptions of bias or otherwise damage the paper’s reputation.