The BBC contacted Facebook about flaws in how the social network flags and filters child pornography, and Facebook called the cops on the BBC. Why?
Angus Crawford, BBC: “Facebook failed to remove sexualised images of children”
Natasha Lomas, TechCrunch: “Facebook’s content moderation system under fire again for child safety failures”
Gianluca Mezzofiore, Mashable: “Facebook reports the BBC to police for sending sexualised images of children”
Matt Novak, Gizmodo: “BBC Tells Facebook about child porn on the network, Facebook reports BBC to the police”
Andrew Griffin, The Independent: “Facebook reports BBC to police after requesting sexualised pictures of children”
Jessica Elgot, The Guardian: “Facebook’s response over sexualised child images is ‘extraordinary’”
Sarah Ann Harris, Huffington Post: “Facebook reported BBC to police for flagging its own child abuse image failings”
Charles Riley, CNN: “BBC alerted Facebook to child porn. Then Facebook called the cops”
Tapping Trumps Phones?
Michael S. Schmidt & Michael S. Shear, New York Times: “Comey asks Justice Dept. to reject Trump’s wiretapping claim”
Peter Baker & Maggie Haberman, New York Times: “A conspiracy theory’s journey from talk radio to Trump’s twitter”
Karen Tumulty, Washington Post: “Trump’s charge that he was wiretapped takes presidency into new territory”
David Bauder, Associated Press: “Unusually tense interview between Stephanopoulos, Trump aide”
Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “White House spox on Trump wiretapping claims: Whoa if true!”
James Warren, Poynter: “Presidential? Trump’s new conspiracy theory belies fawning punditry”
Philip Rucker, Robert Costa & Ashley Parker, Washington Post: “Inside Trump’s fury: The president rages at leaks, setbacks and accusations”
Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: “Putin destroyed Russia’s independent press. Trump seems to want the same.”
The Breitbart Effect
Yochai Benkler, Robert Faris, Hal Roberts & Ethan Zuckerman, Columbia Journalism Review: “Study: Breitbart-led right-wind media ecosystem altered broader media agenda”
WikiLeaks CIA hack
WikiLeaks, “Vault 7”
Shannon Vavra, Axios: “CIA has been turning your phones and TVs into undercover mics”
Kaveh Waddell, The Atlantic: “Should journalists be more cautious of WikiLeaks?”
Truth hits the Post-Dispatch
Sarah Fenske, Riverfront Times: "Post-Dispatch video goes up, comes down as newsroom fumes"
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: "Truth"
Reporting on medical ‘breakthroughs’
Richard Harris, NPR: “Medical breakthroughs often don’t pan out in the long run”
International Women’s Day
Liz Spayd, New York Times: “The declining fortunes of women at the Times”
Julia Felsenthal, Vogue: “How women of the press corps are navigating fake news and alternative facts”
Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke: “Here’s how women’s web sites will cover the Women’s Strike”
Nicholas Quah, Nieman Journalism Lab: “’The radical act of women making media and owning it, too’: The (podcasting) future is female”
Thanks for the coffee!
Emily Heil, Washington Post: “Tom Hanks keeps buying new coffee machines for the White House press gallery”
Allie Malloy, CNN: “Tom Hanks gives White House press an espresso machine”
Jordan Fabian, The Hill: “Tom Hanks buys new coffee maker for White House reporters”