Salman Rushdie on his plans to publish his next book on Substack | Australia news- Tempemail

Guardian Australia news editor Shelley Hepworth speaks to renowned author Salman Rushdie about his plans to release his newest novella – The Seventh Wave – on popular newsletter website Substack. He also shares how Covid-19 has impacted his creative process and the potential social media offers for writers wanting to Continue Reading

Misinformation on Facebook got six times more clicks than factual news during the 2020 election, study says- Tempemail

A new study of user behaviour on Facebook around the 2020 election is likely to bolster long-standing arguments from critics that the company’s algorithms fuel the spread of misinformation over more trustworthy sources. The forthcoming peer-reviewed study by researchers at New York University and the Université Grenoble Alpes in France Continue Reading

AP News Digest 7 a.m.- Tempemail

Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at https://newsroom.ap.org. _____________ TOP STORIES ____________ TROPICAL WEATHER-ATLANTIC — The tropical depression Henri appears to be lingering in the Northeast, raising the prospect it will Continue Reading

AP News Digest 3 a.m.- Tempemail

Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at https://newsroom.ap.org. _____________ TOP STORIES ____________ TROPICAL WEATHER-ATLANTIC — The tropical depression Henri appears to be lingering in the Northeast, raising the prospect it will Continue Reading

Transfer news and rumours: Tottenham ‘consider Chelsea’s Kurt Zouma’ as Newcastle ‘target Leicester’s Hamza Choudhury’- Tempemail

Tottenham are keen on Chelsea’s Kurt Zouma, report Sky Sports, with the 26-year-old joining Fiorentina’s Nikola Milenkovic on their wish list to strengthen at the back. The Blues value Zouma at £25m, while West Ham are also keen and have made Zouma their No 1 target. Chelsea want Sevilla’s Jules Continue Reading

Twitter to allow Australian users to flag potential misinformation during month-long trial | Australia news- Tempemail

Australian Twitter users will be allowed to report potentially misleading content as part of a new experiment in monitoring misinformation on the platform. Twitter users from Wednesday will be able to flag tweets that seem misleading, via a new option on the platform’s content reporting mechanism. The option to report Continue Reading

‘Spreading like a virus’: inside the EU’s struggle to debunk Covid lies | World news- Tempemail

In April 2020, near the start of the global pandemic, Felix Kartte was working 14-hour shifts as an EU policy officer, struggling to monitor a barrage of coronavirus-linked disinformation. Articles claiming that the pandemic was a hoax, that it was caused by 5G, that it could be cured by hydroxychloroquine Continue Reading

Transfer news and rumours: Manchester United ‘drop Jesse Lingard price tag’ in boost to West Ham’s transfer hopes- Tempemail

What the papers say West Ham have received a boost in their pursuit of Jesse Lingard after Manchester United dropped their asking price to around £20million, according to the Daily Express. The Sun says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident Paul Pogba will sign a new contract to extend his stay at Old Trafford after Continue Reading

‘I’m not a news robot reading an Autocue’: Clive Myrie on politics, personality and Mastermind | Television & radio- Tempemail

There is one correct way to start an interview with the new host of Mastermind: turn the tables on him – put him in the chair, under the spotlight. He hasn’t prepared a specialist subject, though, so I pick one for him, an easy one: the life and work of Continue Reading

‘Stick with the facts’: Greg Hunt’s plea to politicians after LNP senator’s ‘false’ Facebook Covid posts | Australia news- Tempemail

The federal health minister, Greg Hunt, has appealed to “everybody to stick with the facts” on Covid-19 after Facebook marked a recent post by a Liberal Tempemail party colleague as containing “false information”. “Our view is very clear – that we set out the official medical advice, and we urge Continue Reading