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  • US local news programs air segments on Amazon penned by company's PR team

    At least 11 stations present story offering ‘glimpse inside’ Amazon, after company apparently sent material to reportersCoronavirus – live US updatesLive global updatesNearly a dozen local US TV channels aired segments about Amazon that included footage and a script produced by the retailer’s public relations team. The segments, which according to the news outlet Courier appeared on at least 11 local news stations, praised Amazon’s response to the coronavirus pandemic ahead of the company’s...

    the Guardian
  • Lion brewery snaps up the rights for hugely popular US 'healthy alcohol' White Claw

    Lion Australia has secured the rights to import and distribute White Claw Hard Seltzer after striking a lucrative deal with its maker Mark Anthony Brands International.

    Mail Online
  • CNBC sting: most ad networks accepted fake news site full of scraped content

    CNBC's Megan Graham set up a website full of scraped news from other sites. Most ad networks she submitted it to approved it for ad placement. I only put a few hours of work into this site, but I don’t do this for a living. Real bad actors can get a lot farther than this with only a little more work. For instance, they can set up a site with actual original content, get approved, and only then start scraping content. Or, they can easily buy an existing website that’s already monetizing with...

    Boing Boing
  • 'This was a huge reprieve': Park reopening allows loved ones to reunite on closed US-Canada border

    Families, couples and friends — separated for weeks by the pandemic-fueled closing of the border between the U.S. and Canada — are flocking to Peace Arch Park, an oasis on the border where they can reunite, and touch, and hug.

    KSBW
  • 'This was a huge reprieve': Park reopening allows loved ones to reunite on closed US-Canada border

    Families, couples and friends — separated for weeks by the pandemic-fueled closing of the border between the U.S. and Canada — are flocking to Peace Arch Park, an oasis on the border where they can reunite, and touch, and hug.

    WCVB
  • Fake news

    This case is about Article 142 of the Revised Penal Code which punishes any person who shall write, publish or circulate scurrilous libels against any duly constituted authorities of the government, or which tend to disturb or obstruct any lawful officer in executing the functions of his office, or which tend to stir up the people against the lawful authorities or to disturb the peace of the community, the safety and order of the government

    philstar.com
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    Breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment more. In-depth DC, Virginia, Maryland news coverage including traffic, weather, crime, education, restaurant reviews and more.

    Washington Post