The mainstream media cheered for Joe Biden’s inauguration, but two months in, are they prepared to ask the tough questions their job demands at his first solo presser? If CNN is anything to go by, the answer is a resounding NO.
In early January, WhatsApp notified its users around the world that it will continue to share some user data like device location and contact details for chats exchanged on its “Business” app with Facebook. The app explained that it sought to personalise the buyer-seller experience.
Big Tech’s influence over government has only grown between the last two election cycles. Facebook and Amazon now outspend the largest tobacco and oil giants when it comes to buying political favor, a new report states.
An updated review of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine showed the jab is 76% effective against the illness, downgraded from the 79% reported in earlier tests, which US health officials said were based on “outdated” information.