Facebook says bug mistook legitimate news stories for spam

Business / Tech Mar 18, 2020

Facebook says bug mistook legitimate news stories for spam

Facebook Inc. said a filter for combating spam on the social network was beset by a bug that mistakenly eliminated legitimate news stories and other posts, miscategorizing them as content that violates its rules. Several users complained on social media that their posts, including those ...

Expelled WSJ China journalist stuck in virus epicenter

Asia Pacific / Politics Feb 26, 2020

Expelled WSJ China journalist stuck in virus epicenter

A Wall Street Journal reporter will remain in the locked-down Chinese city at the center of the new coronavirus outbreak despite being ordered to leave the country, authorities said Tuesday. Three journalists had their press credentials revoked and were told to depart China last week ...

Business Feb 19, 2020

U.S. tightens rules on China state media amid 'propaganda' crackdown

The United States on Tuesday tightened rules on Chinese state media organizations as it classified them as foreign missions, decrying what U.S. officials described as Beijing's growing "propaganda." In a step likely to anger Beijing, the State Department told five outlets, including the Xinhua news ...