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A New Neocon-Backed Narrative Control Firm Works To Destroy Alternative Media

A New Neocon-Backed Narrative Control Firm Works To Destroy Alternative Media.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2019

Facebook Censorship Of Alternative Media "Just The Beginning," Warns Top Neocon Insider

Authored by Max Blumenthal and Jeb Sprague via GrayZone.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 27th, 2018

Twitter CEO says he’s rethinking how core of social media platform works

Jack Dorsey told The Post that he is experimenting with features that would promote alternative viewpoints in Twitter’s timeline to address misinformation and reduce “echo chambers.”.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 15th, 2018

Retirement fund sues Redstones" firm over CBS control fight

A CBS Corp. investor sued a company controlled by billionaire Sumner Redstone for demanding changes to the media company’s bylaws that would harm other shareholders backing a stock issuance......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 31st, 2018

Takeover Bid Interrupts Gannett"s Quest For Gizmodo

Gannett has been pursuing a purchase of digital publisher Gizmodo Media Group, an effort that could be complicated by the takeover approach the USA Today owner received this week from a hedge fund-backed rival......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj13 hr. 40 min. ago

Journal Sentinel owner Gannett targeted by firm known for layoffs

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel newsroom, which has sustained a series of staff cuts under owner Gannett Co. Inc., likely would face more if a hedge-fund-backed firm succeeds in its campaign to buy Gannett. McLean, Va.-based Gannett, which bought the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2019

Pernod Ricard to meet activist Elliott ahead of earnings update: sources

Pernod Ricard will meet activist hedge fund Elliott this month as the family-backed spirits firm faces pressure to improve its margins, sources familiar with the situation said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 14th, 2019

Gannett Is Target of Fund-Backed Bid

A hedge-fund-backed media group known for buying up struggling local papers and cutting costs is planning to make an offer for USA Today publisher Gannett, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 14th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Digital First Media eyes buyout of USA Today publisher Gannett

A hedge-fund-backed media group known for buying up struggling local papers and cutting costs is planning to make an offer for USA Today publisher Gannett Co., according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2019

U.S. Probes Boeing Satellite Deal Backed by China

The SEC and the Commerce Department are investigating Boeing’s relationship with a satellite startup backed by a Chinese government-owned firm, following a WSJ article last month......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 12th, 2019

Pittsburgh"s biggest private equity firm marks third deal in 30 days

Incline Equity Partners has acquired Profile Products, a developer and manufacturer of engineered horticultural growing media. Financials were not disclosed. It was the third deal for Incline, Pittsburgh’s largest private equity firm, within 30 days......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2019

JPMorgan investment arm invests in Dallas private equity backed eyecare group

The capital will help the Dallas private equity firm build its Acuity Eyecare Group up to 300 locations over the next few years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2019

Revolution-backed firm wins FDA clearance for concussion-detecting tech

Bethesda's BrainScope Co. Inc. has landed a new federal clearance, validating its technology's ability to detect and assess concussions. BrainScope makes a portable medical device that can quickly assess a range of traumatic brain injuries. The comp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 3rd, 2019

Daily Technical Spotlight - February Nymex Crude Oil

Bears still in firm control amid price downtrend. Long-term support around $42.00 may have stopped the slide, but too soon to comfirm such......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesJan 2nd, 2019

Which Side Are You On: Adapter Or Mitigator?

Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, You had to love the narrative that the financial media put over about the 1000-plus point zoom in the DJIA on Wednesday: that pension funds were “rebalancing” their portfo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 28th, 2018

Autonomous tractor tech company eyes expansion after Scottsdale move

The company's tractor autosteering technology is like cruise control, but works on all types of terrain, from muddy to sandy, for precision agricultural work......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 25th, 2018

Facebook suspends five accounts, including that of a social media researcher, for misleading tactics in Alabama election

Facebook has suspended Jonathon Morgan, the chief executive of a top social-media research firm, after reports that he and others engaged in an operation to spread disinformation during the special election in Alabama last year......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 22nd, 2018

Facebook suspends five accounts, including social media researcher, for misleading tactics in Alabama election

Facebook has suspended Jonathon Morgan, the chief executive of a top social-media research firm, after reports that he and others engaged in an operation to spread disinformation during the special election in Alabama last year......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 22nd, 2018

Citron Calls Twitter the Harvey Weinstein of Social Media

Twitter shares were crushed on Thursday after the infamous short firm Citron called the firm the “Harvey Weinstein of Social Media.”.....»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 20th, 2018

China bike-sharing firm Ofo faces "immense" cash crunch, CEO vows to battle on

Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo, backed by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , is battling "immense" cash flow problems and disbanding the firm has been considered as an option, its chief executive said in a letter to employees......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 20th, 2018

Another technical tweak as Fed wrestles to control policy rate

The U.S. Federal Reserve continued its quiet battle to keep a firm grip on its policy rate on Wednesday by again narrowing the gap between the effective ceiling and floor that keeps it contained......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 19th, 2018