Facebook expands new tool aiming to shrink 'news deserts'

Business Sep 13, 2019

Facebook expands new tool aiming to shrink 'news deserts'

Facebook is trying to coax "news deserts" into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and information. But the social network confesses that it still has a lot to learn. The social media giant said Thursday ...

Stephen King steps in to save Maine paper's book reviews

World Jan 15, 2019

Stephen King steps in to save Maine paper's book reviews

When Stephen King's local newspaper, under financial pressure, announced it would cut regional book reviews, the horror author swooped in — and managed to save the section with just a few tweets. The story began on Friday, when King shared that The Portland Press Herald, ...