Daily Archives: 2019-08-21

Facebook hiring journalists to curate its new News Tab

Facebook on Tuesday (20 August) confirmed plans for a News Tab that will be edited by seasoned journalists, in a departure from its longstanding practice of letting algorithms dictate a user’s experience. A human team will select relevant, reliable breaking and top news stories. Other sections of the tab will rely on algorithms to figure out a user’s interests based …

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Utusan Malaysia to continue operations in last-minute RM1.6mil cash injection from Umno, will raise prices of newspapers

In what appears to be a sudden reprieve at the eleventh hour of Utusan Malaysia‘s print operations, Utusan Melayu Berhad announced that it will continue to publish the nation’s oldest Malay-language newspaper in print form. The Utusan Group’s executive chairman Abdul Aziz Sheikh Fadzir said at a townhall meeting with staff members on Tue evening (20 Aug) that while he …

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