Word's Out

  • Trump turns on media ally
    U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Fox News after the media giant shared a poll showing over half of registered voters favor impeachment, the Huffington Post reported. In a complete about-face for Trump on a media outlet long considered a partner with right-wing forces, Trump went double down on previous attacks of the network’s polling and…
  • Mass layoffs at S.I. creates editorial turmoil
    Sports Illustrated experienced an unprecedented rebellion when among journalists in the editorial department when the renowned, longtime magazine laid off a number of staffers, NPR reported. theMaven, which now operates the sports authority, is the new operator responsible for the unpopular decision, CNN Business added. Instead, theMaven would concentrate on a relaunch of the magazine…
  • Facebook CEO, founder Zuckerberg gets chilly reception
    Facebook’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg sustained some harsh feedback from federal lawmakers upon a recent visit to meet with the U.S. Congress recently including with one Republican harsh tech critic, U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, according to Politico. A previously unannounced meeting was also set up between Zuckerberg and U.S. President Donald Trump in which…
  • One America News Sues Rachel Maddow, NBC
    One America News Network filed a lawsuit recently against MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and NBC over what it is alleging is defamation of character, Media Bistro recently reported. It says Maddow referred to the small cable news channel as “paid Russian propaganda.” The channel has taken a pro Trump stance, Media Bistro added. Even in…
  • Americans trust police with facial recognition, not advertisers
    When it comes to facial recognition technology, most Americans trust law enforcement agencies to use the capability responsibly. They don’t have the same tendency with advertisers, Adweek reported. A new Pew Research Center survey has discovered this finding among 56 percent of U.S. citizens. In recent years, tech firms such as Apple have taken on…