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Facebook

Facebook expands harassment policy to protect public figures

Facebook will expand its policies on harassment to remove more harmful content, the company said Wednesday in its latest change following congressional testimony from a whistleblower who faulted the social media giant for not doing enough to stop harmful content. Under the new, more detailed harassment policy, Facebook will bar content that degrades or sexualizes

Technology

Probe: Journalists, activists among firm’s spyware targets

An investigation by a global media consortium based on leaked targeting data provides further evidence that military-grade malware from Israel-based NSO Group, the world’s most infamous hacker-for-hire outfit, is being used to spy on journalists, human rights activists and political dissidents. From a list of more than 50,000 cellphone numbers obtained by the Paris-based journalism

National

4 reasons no president should want to give a press conference

A president’s reputation is safer when he’s in the Oval Office rather than giving a press conference. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images  David E. Clementson, University of Georgia By mid-March 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden had not given a press conference since his inauguration – the longest that a new president has gone without holding

Opinion

Opinion: CPAC Pandering Leads to the Usual Disaster

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] It’s the oldest joke about the American conservative movement: “What do you call the one black guy at CPAC? The keynote speaker.”

Opinion

Opinion: Win or Lose, It Was a Good Election

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors.  These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Many white advocates are unhappy about last night’s election results. They didn’t get the decisive Trump win they wanted and it’s suspicious

National

Portland protests set up clash between journalists, police

The beam of a police officer’s flashlight swept across a group of 15 people standing on the sidewalk in downtown Portland, Oregon, recording and taking photos of the nightly protests that have roiled the city for three months. Most in the recent group wore helmets, reflective vests or shirts emblazoned with the word “PRESS” and

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