The office tasked with overseeing ethics and conflicts in the federal government struggled to gain access to leaders of the Trump transition team, and warned Trump aides about making decisions on nominees or blind trusts without ethics guidance…
Martin BryantHa, who would have thought it? Another example of 'checks and balances' being ignored.
Apple doesn't normally have a booth or events at CES, but this year its absence went further. Normally, Apple manages to be a big part of the conversation even without setting foot in Las Vegas. And while CES is never the place for new iPhones…
Martin BryantApple never has a stand at CES, but this year it wasn't really part of the conversation, reports Ina Fried.
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– Jan 7, 2017, 11:30 AM
“We're focused on Breitbart News right now because they're the biggest fish,” a founder of Sleeping Giants told me. (He requested anonymity because some members of the group work in the digital-media industry.) Eventually, Sleeping…
Martin Bryant“It’s scary to say it, but maybe companies will have to be the standard-bearers for morals right now.' Ironically, this form of activism was pioneered by Gamergate.
– Jan 7, 2017, 10:14 AM
Ray Dalio is the founder of Bridgewater, the world's largest hedge fund. A week ago, his team reached out to me to propose an interview. Mr. Dalio, they said, wanted to discuss the problem of 'fake news' and 'distorted news,' which he believes is…
Martin BryantWhat interested me most here was how media regulation is seen as a radical idea in the USA. It never goes away as a hot topic in the UK.
A San Diego TV station sparked complaints this week – after an on-air report about a girl who ordered a dollhouse via her parents' Amazon Echo caused Echoes in viewers' homes to also order dollhouses. Telly station CW-6 said the blunder…