Meta’s Oversight Board asks Facebook owner to evaluate election integrity efforts

Reuters | June 22, 2023

(Reuters) – Meta Platforms’ Oversight Board has asked the social media firm to evaluate efforts to prevent promotion of political violence on its platforms, after it allowed a video calling for violence post the 2022 Brazilian election to stay online. The board said on Thursday that Meta’s original decision to leave up the Facebook video, […]

Fox News says Carlson, Hannity, Bartiromo set to testify at defamation trial

Reuters | April 5, 2023

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) – Fox News said Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity and Maria Bartiromo and other top on-air personalities will be available to testify as it defends itself against a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit claiming it lied about voter fraud in the 2020 U.S. presidential election. In a letter filed on Tuesday in Delaware […]

S&P posts 4th straight decline as recession talk weighs on Wall Street

Reuters | December 7, 2022

By David French (Reuters) – Wall Street ended lower on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 extending its losing streak to four sessions, as skittish investors fretted over Federal Reserve rate hikes and further talk of a looming recession. Meta Platforms Inc dragged down markets, with its shares sliding 6.8% following reports that European Union regulators […]

Exclusive: As split Congress odds increase, Yellen warns of need to lift debt ceiling

Reuters | November 12, 2022

By David Lawder NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – With odds of a split U.S. Congress rising, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned that lawmakers’ failure to raise the statutory limit on U.S. debt posed a “huge threat” to America’s credit rating and functioning of U.S. financial markets. Yellen told Reuters in an interview in New Delhi […]