This year’s State of the Union had a lot of flashpoints for the media to cover.
After facing months of backlash for unintentionally funding extremists through advertising, Google announced a public apology, along with steps the company is taking to help advertisers avoid ‘objectionable’ content and provide more advertiser control over where ads appear. “We know advertisers don’t want their ads
A Syrian refugee in Germany lost his injunction suit against Facebook, in which he sought to make Facebook responsible for filtering out content that falsely linked him to crime or terrorism. A court in Würzburg on Tuesday ruled that the social media giant does not
The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vox, and The Atlantic round out our top picks for this week. The New York Times – Images of Ground Zero, Transformed by Sandy’s Waters Fifteen years after the tragic events of 9/11, The New York Times’ John Leland unveils
Analysis: George Washington Hires Reformed al-Qaida Recruiter. A Hero’s Journey or a Reason to Worry?
When reformed al-Qaida recruiter Jesse Morton was hired by a think tank at The George Washington University, it spurred headlines at major national news outlets. Morton, formerly known as Younus Abdullah Muhammad, spent three years incarcerated in Virginia on charges of inciting hatred, and conspiracy