Tag: Breitbart News Network LLC

Facebook Takes Down Breitbart Posts That Claimed to Name Whistle-Blower

Facebook has taken down articles posted by the far-right site Breitbart that purported to identify the whistle-blower who triggered the impeachment inquiry of President Trump, just two weeks after including the site in the lineup of publishers whose work would be featured in a new news product. The president and his supporters have argued that […]

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What Does Mark Zuckerberg Actually Believe?

With a presidential election looming, it seems everyone is trying to get inside Mark Zuckerberg’s head. Earlier this month, The Verge released leaked audio of the Facebook co-founder and chief executive calling Senator Elizabeth Warren’s plans to break up Facebook an “existential” threat to the company. His comments kicked off a monthlong debate over Facebook’s […]

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In Steve Bannon’s Basement, a Rogue ‘War Room’ to Fight Impeachment

WASHINGTON — It’s been more than a year since any sort of war room has been run out of the basement of Stephen K. Bannon’s Capitol Hill townhouse. And it’s been even longer since Mr. Bannon, who was pushed out as White House chief strategist in August 2017, ran a war room for President Trump. […]

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Los Angeles Police Department Opens Inquiry About Breitbart Ad

The Los Angeles Police Department said it would open an inquiry into how a recruitment ad for its department had appeared on the website for Breitbart, saying that it created “a negative juxtaposition to our core values.” A screenshot of the ad circulated on Twitter. It showed a female police officer in uniform and read, […]

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Trump Allies Target Journalists Over Coverage Deemed Hostile to White House

WASHINGTON — A loose network of conservative operatives allied with the White House is pursuing what they say will be an aggressive operation to discredit news organizations deemed hostile to President Trump by publicizing damaging information about journalists. It is the latest step in a long-running effort by Mr. Trump and his allies to undercut […]

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