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Turkish officials say Wikipedia failed to remove content deemed to be false from its pages that linked Turkey with terror groups

Wikipedia Editors Label ICE Detention Centers ‘Concentration Camps’

In the midst of the controversy over the detention of illegal immigrants and characterizations of it as a “family separation” policy, Wikipedia editors added a section about detention facilities for illegal immigrants to a page listing “concentration and internment camps.” Although the section violated several of the site’s policies, favorable coverage from Gizmodo and Vice followed three days later.

Shane Smith, the former CEO of Vice Media

Report: Shane Smith to Step Down as Vice Media CEO

A+E Networks CEO Nancy Dubuc is set to become the next CEO of Vice Media, taking over from Vice Media co-Founder Shane Smith, following multiple sexual harassment allegations at the company.

Andrew Creighton, left, president of Vice Media, with Mr. Smith at a company party in 2011. Credit Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images

Vice Blasted for Sexual Harassment in New York Times Investigation

Vice, the Canadian counter-culture ‘zine turned left-wing TV and web media empire was hit by a scathing New York Times investigative report Saturday, citing “dozens” of current and former female employees to portray a “boy’s club” atmosphere.

Host and executive producer Shane Smith attends the 'Vice' New York Premiere at Time Warner Center on April 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Vice Media Fires Three For Sexual Misconduct

The long-rumored reckoning at the left-wing Vice Media appears to be underway. Three employees were fired Thursday for conduct ranging from “verbal and sexual harassment to other behavior that is inconsistent with our policies,” reads an internal memo first reported by the left-wing CNN.

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Trump Bashes Fake News for G20 Putin Conspiracy Theories

President Donald Trump vented his frustration with “fake news” media outlets on Twitter Tuesday after a scheduled dinner with Russian President Vladimir Putin was reported as a “secret” summit with dark implications.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to the press at the scene of a shooting outside Max Brenner restaurant in Sarona Market on June 8, 2016 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Netanyahu Denies Wrongdoing in Graft Probe

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied any wrongdoing Monday ahead of his expected questioning by police in a graft probe, telling his political opponents to put any “celebrations” on hold.

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Netflix News?

Netflix executives hinted Wednesday that the streaming giant could take on a new challenge in the next couple of years: getting into news programming.

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Turkey: Vice Journalists Arrested on Terror Charges Tied to PKK, Not ISIS

Two British journalists arrested in Turkey for covering the conflict between the national government and the Marxist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terror group may not have had any ties to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS), reports indicate, but did have sources within the PKK.

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Bag of Cocaine Found in Dead ISIS Leader’s House

Islam forbids drugs, alcohol, and cigarettes, but rumors have spread for months indicating that members of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) terrorist groups engage in drug use. Those rumors were at least in part confirmed by a discovery this week when VICE journalist Joakim Medin identified cocaine in the house of dead Islamic State leader Emir Abu Zahra just south of Kobane, Syria.