Facebook's latest News Feed update will prioritize trustworthy publishers

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Facebook's latest News Feed update will prioritize trustworthy publishers

Facebook is gearing up to prioritize news content by publishers a group of Facebook users have deemed trustworthy. Facebook Head of News Feed Adam Mosseri said the company surveyed “a diverse and representative sample” of U.S.-based people about their familiarity and trust in various sources
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Omega Brings Eckhart Tolle & Kim Eng to New York City & Chicago for Select Events

With his international best sellers The Power of Now and A New Earth, Tolle introduced the transformative practice of “presence” and became a widely sought-after teacher. In 2008, Omega's cofounder, Elizabeth Lesser, helped Tolle and Oprah Winfrey produce a 10-week live webinar based on A New
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James Comey Continues Second Act as a College Instructor

The content of the course may become clearer in the coming months. Mr. Comey is writing a book, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership, which is scheduled to come out well before the class starts. “I would hope and suspect that he would speak from experiences he's writing about in his book,”
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'Office Hour' explores a modern fear in Julia Cho play at Long Wharf in New Haven

Gina (Jackie Chung), his creative writing instructor, is the only one of Dennis' teachers willing to confront him about his unsettling manner and writing. The cast also includes Jeremy Kahn (David) and Kerry Warren (Genevieve). The design team includes Matt Saunders (set design), Maggie Morgan
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Live at Vegas – Aussie creativity makes a mark in the US interiors world

Products like the Joanie giant tambourine and metallic dhurrie rugs are among their best sellers. Of their design process, Creative Director Bree said: “We like to make sure everything we design has a point of difference. Not the 'same old, same old' standard stuff that you see everywhere. We insist our
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Facebook to Rank Publishers Based on How Trusted They Are

Facebook says it will survey readers to determine the credibility of publishers. Credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg. Facebook will rank news outlets based on how “trustworthy” they determine them to be, in another News Feed tweak announced by CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the platform Friday.
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Website publishing debtors' personal info pulls plug after lawsuit

Until December last year, publicexecutions.ca would publish names and other personal information linked to people who were successfully sued but still owe money — in exchange for a fee ranging from $25 to $100. The information in question was provided to Public Executions by successful parties in
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Joy (and Other Things): Serrano's words exude delight

Since 2015, he has released two pop-culture tomes — both are New York Times best-sellers. His latest, “Basketball (and Other Things),” is pure, 100-proof Serrano. With right-hand man/illustrator Arturo Torres on board, Serrano crosses readers over through 33 chapters, asking and answering questions
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More than 180 Los Angeles Times staffers sign letter calling for publisher's ouster

The CEO and publisher of the Los Angeles Times is under investigation by the paper's parent company, Tronc, following an NPR report about “questionable behavior.” Ross Levinsohn has not responded to requests for comment about the allegations. But the Times newsroom is speaking up loudly.
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Author Hassanzadeh Shortlisted for Hans Christian Andersen Award

Hassanzadeh, 55, was born in Abadan, Khuzestan Province. He is co-founder of the Children and Young Adults Authors Institute, the largest NGO of Iranian authors. He has served as a member of the jury in several literary, film and theater festivals for children. He holds creative writing workshops in Iran
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Rumi's poetry the focus of Boise Library event

Explore the craft and enjoyment of creative writing, eat snacks, play games and make new friends. Sohbat with Rumi: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Boise Public Library main branch, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Join Sayed Naimi and Howard Olivier to discuss thematic stages of experience in Persian poet Rumi's poetry.
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New Tecumseh postdoctoral fellow launches memoir

The Native American Educational and Cultural Center, the Department of History, the Office of the Provost and the College of Liberal Arts collaborated with the Creative Writing Program to host the reading and reception afterward. The readings enjoyed varying popularity over the course of the fall
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Fallout At The 'Los Angeles Times' After Report Of Publisher's 'Frat House' Behavior

Fallout At The 'Los Angeles Times' After Report Of Publisher's 'Frat House' Behavior … The Los Angeles Times newsroom is in revolt against its publisher Ross Levinsohn following the publication of an NPR report that uncovered a history of bad behavior over the last two decades. Facebook; Twitter
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Facebook will prioritize news from 'trusted' publishers while de-emphasizing news overall

To compile its list of trusted publishers, Facebook will rely on surveys asking “a diverse and representative sample of people” using the social network whether they are familiar with a particular news source and, if so, whether they consider the source trustworthy, according to a company blog post.
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