Selected New York Times Articles ending April 10th, 2019

As NATO Envoys Celebrate, Signs of Fracturing From Within
David Sanger, New York Times, April 4th, 2019
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of NATO, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gathered ministers from all the nations in the military alliance on Wednesday night in the same hall where Harry S. Truman signed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization pact in 1949. “No military alliance in the world can remotely do what we do,” Mr. Pompeo said, hailing NATO’s success.

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Confident of Stopping Interference in 2020 Campaign
Reuters in the New York Times, April 4th, 2019
Facebook Inc’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg is confident the world’s biggest social network will do better in 2020 at stopping “bad actors” from manipulating the U.S. presidential election.

Social Media Executives Could Be Liable for Harmful Content-The Guardian
Reuters in the New York Times, April 4th, 2019
Social media executives could be held personally liable for harmful content distributed on their platforms, the Guardian reported on Thursday, citing leaked British government plans.

Facebook Promises Crackdown on Fake News in Australia
Reuters in the New York Times, April 5th, 2019
Social media giant Facebook Inc said on Friday it would strengthen measures to fight fake news in Australia and briefly block foreigners from buying political advertisements in the lead-up to a national election due in a few weeks.

Facebook Vows to Block Foreign Ad-Buying During Australia’s Election
Reuters in the New York Times, April 4th, 2019
Social media giant Facebook Inc said on Friday it would block electoral advertisements purchased outside Australia from being displayed there ahead of a national election due in May.

Britain Proposes Broad New Powers to Regulate Internet Content
Adam Satariano, New York Times, April 7th, 2019
Britain proposed sweeping new government powers to regulate the internet to combat the spread of violent and extremist content, false information and harmful material aimed at children. The proposal, announced on Monday, would be one of the world’s most aggressive actions to rein in the most corrosive online content.

Facebook Says Has Made Headway Against Abuses Ahead of India Election
Reuters in the New York Times, April 8th, 2019
Facebook has said it has made strides in its efforts to prevent online abuses in the Indian national election that starts this week but acknowledged that gaps remain in its “election integrity” efforts.

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