New Media

The BBC to Offer Some Vice

Starting this Saturday, BBC World News will air a weekly news series produced by Vice News. Vice News This Week will feature a compilation of segments from Vice News Tonight, a nightly newscast on HBO. The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news. “I am delighted that we are partnering with […]

Satire Piece Fact Check Shows Limits of Facebook’s Fight Against Fake News

On Thursday, the satirical website Babylon Bee published an article, “CNN Purchases Industrial-Sized Washing Machine To Spin News Before Publication.” The article poked fun at those who criticize CNN’s reporting, but unfortunately it appears that some people fell for it or at least found it questionable enough for Snopes, a […]

Twitter Announces New Ad Transparency Measures

Twitter announced on Tuesday new transparency measures for advertising served on its platform. Some of the measures, like a new Transparency Center, will affect all advertising while other measures are designed to provide specific information regarding political ads. Electioneering¬†ads, or ads that advocate for a specific candidate, will have a […]