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Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 02/19/2014

Fox News’s Bret Baier on his politics: ‘I truly try not to lean’

Viewlessness in the news....

By Erik Wemple  |  05:09 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bret Baier, Facebook, Fox News, Obamacare

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Facebook declares party off the record

No drinking and quoting!

By Erik Wemple  |  05:46 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, holiday parties, parties

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 11/18/2013

FishbowlDC lawsuit: Wendy Gordon speaks out

Star of “Wendy Wednesdays” sees series as a form of ‘cyberbullying’; former editor sees it as ‘goofing off.’

By Erik Wemple  |  03:17 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, FishbowlDC, Mediabistro, Wendy Gordon

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 07/02/2013

Facebook responds to allegation it has a 'problem' with conservatives

Social-networking site says it works with to resolve disputes across the political spectrum.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:03 AM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Fox News, fox news radio, todd Starnes

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Fox News Radio guy: Facebook has 'problem' with conservatives

Todd Starnes criticizes social networking site after being temporarily blocked.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:48 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Fox & Friends, Fox News, fox news radio, todd Starnes

Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 06/29/2013

Facebook admits 'mistake' in blocking Fox News Radio commentator

Fox News Radio personality Todd Starnes posted something provocative on Facebook. Then he got blocked. Then he got an apology.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:02 PM ET, 06/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, fox news radio, todd Starnes

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 02/01/2013

Sarah Palin: She still has Facebook!

Media types are writing off Sarah Palin yet again. But she's an Internet star!

By Erik Wemple  |  11:52 AM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Fox News, Sarah Palin

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Facebook admits error in censoring anti-Obama message

But three to four mistakes show it wasn’t just a goof.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:00 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  facebook anti-obama message, facebook sos benghazi, facebook obama seals, facebook benghazi larry ward, facebook censorship

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Wikipedia founder ‘cautious’ about Twitter

Jimmy Wales on women editors and Twitter.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:10 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jimmy wales, wikipedia founder, washington post, facebook, twitter, women, editors, literature, usb standard

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Free Lance-Star staffer deletes Patch links from paper’s Facebook page

Fredericksburg newspaperman deletes competitors from Facebook page.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:27 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fredericksburg.com, free lance-star, dave ellis, director of photography, spotsylvania county, facebook

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Sarah Palin, in health-care Facebook messages, shows her media bona fides

Palin displays her bona fides in Facebook post.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:02 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah palin, death panels, facebook, president obama, obamacare, predictions

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 05/17/2012

News media derivatives: May 17

A look at media stories for May 17.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:24 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chris hughes, facebook, upi, arnaud de borchgrave, washington times, jack shafer, politico, cnn, michelle malkin, mitt romney

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Media news derivatives: May 11

A roundup of media stories for May 11

By Erik Wemple  |  08:21 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jon stewart, daily show, savethenews, rupert murdoch, david cameron, facebook ipo, rush limbaugh, variety, brian stelter, new york times

Posted at 06:56 AM ET, 04/20/2012

USA Today alleges harassment scheme

Reporters from USA Today make some phone calls, find creepy things on the Web.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:56 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tom vanden brook, usa today, pentagon information operations, info ops, twitter facebook, ray locker, propaganda, sago mine disaster

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Vanity Fair on Washington Post: Old story, new copy

Touches all the bases.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:12 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vanity fair, washington post, sarah ellison, donald graham, facebook, mark zuckerberg, kaplan, politico