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Bill Maher Urges Media to Fight Back Against President Trump (Video)
The Wrap • Brian Flood
Trump praises black community in video message
The Hill • Nikita Vladimirov
Twitter Goes Wild After President Trump Gets Caught Parroting Fox News
The Wrap • Brian Flood
White House escalates war on 'anti-Trump' media
The Economic Times of India
Mike Pence tweeted Nicaraguan flag instead of Israeli flag to show Jewish people he cares
Mic.com • Mathew Rodriguez
Why Did the House Science Committee Overlook NASA's Former Chief Scientist?
The Atlantic • Rebecca Boyle
Instagram Multi-image Posts: This Week in Social Media
Social Media Examiner • Grace Duffy
Ctrip Shares Near Six-Month High As Margins Gain, Profit Soars
Forbes • Forbes Staff, Russell Flannery
No plans to launch app-based taxi service, clarifies Reliance
The Economic Times of India
Hudson’s Bay faces Canadian protest over selling Ivanka Trump merchandise
Los Angeles Times • Kali Hays, Wwd
 
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Bill Maher Urges Media to Fight Back Against President Trump (Video)
The WrapBrian Flood
HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” addressed the media industry’s need to fight back against President Trump, who often refers to the press as the “opposition party.” Maher feels that “for the sake of the Republic” the press has to win its...
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Barack Obama, Homeland Security
Trump praises black community in video message
The HillNikita Vladimirov
President Trump praised the African-American community and pledged to support its "march toward justice" during his weekly address on Saturday. "I am very grateful for the many wonderful opportunities to honor African American heroes, faith leaders, entrepreneurs and the many others who...
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Barack Obama, Clear Channel Communications
Twitter Goes Wild After President Trump Gets Caught Parroting Fox News
The WrapBrian Flood
President Trump took to Twitter on Saturday morning to complain about the media, citing underreported national debt statistics, but watchdogs were quick to point out that the same numbers were mentioned on “Fox & Friends” shortly before the president’s tweet. The media...
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Fox Broadcasting Co, Fox News Channel
White House escalates war on 'anti-Trump' media
The Economic Times of India
WASHINGTON: The White House ramped up its war against the press by barring multiple "anti-Trump" media outlets -- The New York Times, CNN, The Los Angeles Times, BBC, BuzzFeed News, Politico, The Huffington Post and The Guardian -- from a briefing by...
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Social Media Industry, Twitter Inc
Mike Pence tweeted Nicaraguan flag instead of Israeli flag to show Jewish people he cares
Mic.comMathew Rodriguez
While President Donald Trump has learned how to master Twitter, Vice President Mike Pence still has his struggles. The VP and known homophobe began Black History Month by praising Abraham Lincoln on Twitter and is now closing out the month with another...
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Barack Obama, Social Media Industry
Why Did the House Science Committee Overlook NASA's Former Chief Scientist?
The AtlanticRebecca Boyle
Last week, the House Science, Space and Technology committee invited four witnesses from NASA’s past to discuss the agency’s future endeavors, including a human mission to Mars, a possible return to the moon, and the commercial space sector. NASA consistently polls as...
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Android (operating system), Facebook Inc
Instagram Multi-image Posts: This Week in Social Media
Social Media ExaminerGrace Duffy
Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention. What’s New This Week Instagram Rolls Out Ability to...
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Ctrip Shares Near Six-Month High As Margins Gain, Profit Soars
ForbesForbes Staff, Russell Flannery
Shares in China online travel leader Ctrip International closed at a nearly six-month high on Friday after the company reported a big increase in profit last Wednesday. Nasdaq-traded Ctrip’s stock closed at $48.54 on Friday, the highest level since $48.96 on Sept....
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Social Media Industry, Twitter Inc
No plans to launch app-based taxi service, clarifies Reliance
The Economic Times of India
NEW DELHI: Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance IndustriesBSE -2.07 % has no plans to launch an app-based taxi service as the company sees no logic in diversifying into unrelated sectors. It has been speculated for months that Reliance Jio, the company's telecom venture...
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Hudson’s Bay faces Canadian protest over selling Ivanka Trump merchandise
Los Angeles TimesKali Hays, Wwd
A group calling themselves the “Peeved Beavers” is gearing up to protest Hudson’s Bay department store’s continued offering of Ivanka Trump’s brand, an escalation of what’s coming to be known online as #Baycott. The group, an offshoot of the U.S. #GrabYourWallet boycott...
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