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A scene from the trailer for "BeeMe," an MIT Media Lab social experiment.

MIT is giving you control of a real person on Halloween in a dystopian game that sounds like an episode of ‘Black Mirror’

MIT Media Lab is launching a dystopian online social experiment called "BeeMe" on Halloween at 11 p.m. EDT. Users will control a person through their browsers by suggesting and voting on commands. The project aims to stoke conversations about privacy, ethics, entertainment, and social interactions.
President Donald Trump at a rally in Southaven, Mississippi.

USA Today responds after being slammed for publishing Trump’s op-ed riddled with inaccuracies

USA Today is facing harsh criticism for publishing a Wednesday op-ed article by President Donald Trump and riddled with inaccuracies in which he attacks Democrats as "radical socialists" and pillories the party's "Medicare-for-All" proposal.
Anderson Cooper, Rachel Maddow, and Sean Hannity are three of the biggest media personalities on TV today.

How Anderson Cooper, Rachel Maddow, and Sean Hannity opened their shows for a week perfectly illustrates how Americans see the news differently

Anderson Cooper of CNN, Rachel Maddow of MSNBC, and Sean Hannity of Fox News are three of the biggest primetime anchors in media today. How each of them opened their shows for a week shows just how differently their viewers are getting information.

11 iconic newspaper front pages from world-famous events

Newspapers can offer a glimpse into the past. Some newspapers are remembered along with the historical event they reported on, like the Chicago Tribune’s front page featuring Obama winning the 2008 presidential election. Here are 11 of the most iconic newspaper front pages from world famous events.

Comcast’s $40-billion deal for Sky is all about Netflix

With the $40 billion acquisition of European broadcaster Sky, Comcast will now strengthen its global footprint in content creation to take on streaming giants Netflix and Amazon.
Some of the most iconic American newspapers have been around for two centuries.

9 of the very first editions of famous American newspapers

Newspapers revolutionized communication and the way people get news. Some of the first newspapers emerged in the 1800s and have been so successful that they reach millions of readers today. Here are nine of the first editions of famous US newspapers like New York Times and Washington Post.
September 11, 2001 was the day American news networks introduced the permanently scrolling news ticker.

One of the biggest innovations in cable news history is a result of 9/11

September 11 ushered in many changes in American life. One of the lesser-known changes was that the attacks prompted news networks to introduce the scrolling news ticker at the bottom of the screen, which quickly became a staple of the news-watching experience.
Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump's treatment of the media during a speech on Friday.

Obama swipes Trump for calling the media ‘enemies of the people’: ‘I complained plenty about Fox News, but you never heard me threat...

Former President Barack Obama compared his treatment of the media to his successor's, arguing during a Friday speech that while he griped "plenty" about conservative media during his time in the White House, he never advocated for their silencing.
President Donald Trump speaks following a meeting on infrastructure at Trump Tower, August 15, 2017 in New York City.

Trump vaguely threatens NBC’s license, wading into a fight between the network and a reporter who helped break the Harvey Weinstein scandal

President Donald Trump waded into a public debate between NBC News and reporter Ronan Farrow on Tuesday, attacking the network for reportedly refusing to publish Farrow's bombshell investigation into sexual assault accusations made against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein last year.
CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta is a frequent target of President Donald Trump and his supporters' attacks on the media.

These are the most and least biased news outlets in the US, according to Americans

Americans believe the vast majority of news on TV, in newspapers, on the radio, and on social media is biased, according to a survey from Gallup and the Knight Foundation. Here are the most and least biased news outlets in the US, according to Americans.