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Jason Schwartz / Politico:
Yale study: a “disputed” tag has only a tiny impact on perception of headlines on Facebook as being true or false; Facebook questions methodology   —  A Yale survey of 7,500 people shows little benefit, and possible detriments, to fact-check programs.
Sep 13, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context
Virginia Heffernan / Politico:
A look at the Twitter thread as a literary form, requiring precise and lively storytelling   —  The compelling, incendiary literary form of the Trump era.  —  We don't get to choose the literary genre of our epoch, and in this worst-of-times-worst-of-times political era, we have the Twitter thread.
Sep 10, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Eric Geller / Politico:
Virginia State Board of Elections votes to remove touchscreen voting machines before November elections, saying they pose unacceptable digital risks   —  Virginia's election supervisors on Friday directed counties to ditch touchscreen voting machines before November's elections, saying the devices posed unacceptable digital risks.
Sep 8, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context
Jason Schwartz / Politico:
Facebook is undermining its fact checking efforts by withholding data from its media partners, citing user privacy, such as which false stories are most popular   —  A once-touted plan to fact-check stories is being hindered by the company's refusal to share information.
Sep 7, 2017, 9:00 AMIn context
Mark Scott / Politico:
Sources: after Article 50 was triggered to start Brexit, the European Investment Fund, a key source of capital for many EU VC funds, stopped backing UK VCs   —  Prominent industry figures say European Investment Fund turned off tap after UK triggered exit process.
Aug 21, 2017, 5:00 AMIn context
Politico:
Trump voter-fraud panel's data request made to all states is a gold mine for hackers, say infosec experts; 20+ states refuse, including Mississippi and Virginia   —  Cybersecurity specialists are warning that President Donald Trump's voter-fraud commission may unintentionally expose voter data …
Jul 1, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Ben Schreckinger / Politico:
Experts detail how Russia is targeting US military personnel and veterans via a multi-pronged cyber espionage campaign involving phishing, catfishing, and more   —  With hacks, pro-Putin trolls and fake news, the Kremlin is ratcheting up its efforts to turn American servicemembers and veterans into a fifth column.
Jun 17, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Joe Pompeo / Politico:
Greg Gianforte, aka the Montana Slamma — An EIC for Apple News — No Murdoch pressure on Hannity   —  THE PRESS FREEDOM INCIDENT TRACKERS MUST REALLY BE WORKING OVERTIME THESE DAYS!  We shouldn't even joke, because there's nothing funny about this incident.
May 25, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Eric Geller / Politico:
Trump signs executive order for extensive review of US government's cybersecurity, but mostly maintains the cyber policy path set by last two administrations   —  President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a long-delayed cybersecurity executive order that is expected to launch sweeping reviews …
May 11, 2017, 7:05 PMIn context
Matthew Nussbaum / Politico:
Trump misses 90-day deadline to publish cybersecurity plan after alleged Russian hacking in 2016 election, and there is no evidence of anyone working on it   —  He pledged in January to quickly develop a program for countering hackers, but no one seems to know who's in charge of developing it or where it is.
Apr 20, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context

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