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New Yorker editor David Remnick cancels Steve Bannon invite after high profile dropouts and outrage; says he's 'changed his mind, there's a better way to do this'
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New Yorker editor David Remnick cancels Steve Bannon invite after high profile dropouts and outrage; says he's 'changed his mind, there's a better way to do this'

Facing widespread outrage, The New Yorker has dropped plans to interview Steve Bannon during its festival next month. The former Donald Trump aide and ex-chairman of Breitbart News was supposed to be a featured guest during a prestigious gathering that over the years has drawn some of the world's most prominent artists and public figures

New Yorker's Lillian Ross dead at 99: 'Mistress of selective listening and master of tell-all quote' shaped non-fiction genre
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New Yorker's Lillian Ross dead at 99: 'Mistress of selective listening and master of tell-all quote' shaped non-fiction genre

Lillian Ross, the ever-watchful New Yorker reporter whose close narrative style defined a memorable and influential 70-year career, including a revealing portrait of Ernest Hemingway, a classic Hollywood expose and a confession to an adulterous affair, has died at age 99.

Will US President-elect Donald Trump ever make peace with the US media?
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Will US President-elect Donald Trump ever make peace with the US media?

It's not the first time that Trump has had a problem with "terms and conditions".

Facebook CEO announces steps to counter fake news on the social network
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Facebook CEO announces steps to counter fake news on the social network

A day after US President Barack Obama criticised Facebook for spreading fake news that favoured Donald Trump, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced new steps to counter fake news on the platform, a media report said.

President Barack Obama again slams Facebook for the fake news on the social network
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President Barack Obama again slams Facebook for the fake news on the social network

"In an age where there's so much active misinformation and it's packaged very well and it looks the same when you see it on a Facebook page or you turn on your television," Obama was quoted.