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February 2017

06 February 2017

Famous Russian blogger’s sentence for extremism appealed

Moscow’s Presnensky District Court has registered an appeal against sentence handed down to famous Russian blogger Anton Nosik in extremism case, the court’s spokesperson Anna Pylina told RAPSI on Tuesday.

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03 February 2017

British MPs launch ‘fake news’ inquiry to examine ‘threat to democracy’

The “growing phenomenon of fake news,” which has been labeled a “threat to democracy,” is to be the subject of a parliamentary inquiry.

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee is launching an inquiry into the “widespread dissemination, through social media and the internet, and acceptance as fact of stories of uncertain provenance or accuracy.”

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02 February 2017

Star Magazine Discontinues SlimFast Ads After BBB Challenge

American Media, Inc. has agreed to discontinue certain advertisements that ran in weekly celebrity magazine Star amid claims that they don't live up to industry transparency standards.

In response to a complaint filed by the Better Business Bureau's National Advertising Divsion (NAD), AMI announced that it will no longer run SlimFast advertisements in Star using a format considered by NAD to be insufficiently differentiated from editorial content, misleading readers.

It's the first time NAD, which typically reviews claims made in advertising, has held a publisher responsible for the way native advertising is presented, according to a spokeswoman.

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