Tag: Wall Street Journal

China Expels a Wall Street Journal Reporter in Sign of Tougher Line

BEIJING — China has effectively expelled a reporter working for The Wall Street Journal after he wrote an article about the cousin of the country’s top leader, Xi Jinping, in the latest sign of a government clampdown on media freedoms. The Chinese authorities declined to renew the press credentials of Chun Han Wong, a reporter […]

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Facebook Said to Be in Talks With Publishers on News Effort

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is pitching a new media initiative to license articles from some of the largest American news publishers and display that content inside the social network’s mobile app, according to three people with knowledge of the discussions. The project involves the social network striking deals potentially worth millions of dollars to publishers […]

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Apple claims App Store search rank is based on 42 factors, not self-dealing

Apple hasn’t been shy about offering third-party developers ways to boost their visibility in the iOS App Store — paid advertising placements and Apple-generated “feature” articles — but it insists that it isn’t manipulating its app search results to favor its own apps. Already facing international scrutiny for allegedly monopolistic practices with software developers, Apple […]

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What Are Conservatives Actually Debating?

In March the religious journal First Things published a short manifesto, signed by a group of notable conservative writers and academics, titled “Against the Dead Consensus.” The consensus that the manifesto came to bury belonged to conservatism as it existed between the time of William F. Buckley Jr. and the rise of Donald Trump: An […]

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Fear and Loathing of the Green New Deal

One of the less-appreciated wonders of the Green New Deal—the proposal for large-scale federal investment in alternative energy sources introduced in February by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Edward Markey—is that it presses almost all the buttons of the right at once. It’s the brainchild of a woman (a young Latina at that). It conjures […]

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