Facebook will ask users to rank news outlets they trust

Facebook said Friday it will ask its 2 billion users to rank the news outlets they trust most after criticism over allowing fake news to spread, according to a report Friday. The firm no longer wants to serve as a platform for misleading information, company executives said, according to

Democratic senators blast Trump’s new re-election ad

Two senators on Sunday blasted an ad released by President Trump’s re-election campaign during divisive budget negotiations that calls Democrats “complicit” in murders committed by illegal immigrants. “It is really unbelievable and so sad for our country that we have a president of the United States that says such

Newsweek probe looking at alleged money laundering

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Newsweek probe is focusing on alleged money laundering, The Post has learned. The probe, run out of the DA’s cyber-crimes unit, is looking into a possible “money trail” linking San Francisco’s Olivet University and executives at Newsweek Media Group, the magazine’s parent, according to a

NFL ratings continue historic slide with no end in sight

Quick, call the cops. Someone stole an average of 5.8 million viewers from each of the four NFL divisional playoff games last week, statistics released on Wednesday revealed. The drop-off, about 16 percent from last year’s second weekend of playoff games, was even steeper than the 9.7 percent decline in

Keanu Reeves to star in Squarespace Super Bowl ads

Keanu Reeves is getting the Super Bowl treatment. “The Matrix” actor will appear in a Squarespace ad campaign during the Super Bowl, which airs on Feb. 4. The campaign, which extends beyond the 30-second in-game commercial, will feature Reeves in a series of three different commercials. Reeves teamed up with the

‘Today’ show gets new executive producer in major overhaul

There’s another major shakeup at the “Today” show. Senior producer Libby Leist has been elevated to the role of executive producer of the show, The Post has learned. Leist replaces Don Nash, the longtime EP, who stepped down after a 30-year career at the company. According to NBC insiders, Nash

France is trying to outlaw fake news

PARIS — Can a democratic country outlaw fake news? France is about to find out after President Emmanuel Macron ordered a law to quash false information disseminated around electoral campaigns. Criticism is pouring in from media advocates, tech experts — and Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT. They say the law smacks of

Fashion world cuts ties with Testino, Weber amid sex allegations

The fashion world is cutting ties with two famed photographers in the wake of troubling sexual-exploitation allegations against them. Condé Nast announced that it will no longer do business with celebrity photogs Mario Testino and Bruce Weber, who have been accused of repeatedly sexually harassing male models and assistants. Conde

Trump: WSJ ‘falsely’ quoted North Korea comments

President Trump blasted the Wall Street Journal in a tweet on Sunday, claiming the newspaper “falsely” quoted his comments about the North Korean leader because “they just wanted a story.” “The Wall Street Journal stated falsely that I said to them ‘ I have a good relationship with Kim

It took 10 minutes for CBS to realize Tony Romo was a star

CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus was in his usual spot at the network’s broadcast center during the Week 1 games this season, but it came with an unusual feel. McManus had made the decision to bring in Tony Romo to replace Phil Simms to work with Jim Nantz as

Peter Thiel is trying to acquire what’s left of Gawker

Peter Thiel has made an offer for Gawker, hoping to overcome legal hurdles and rival bidders for the online news site the Silicon Valley billionaire helped shutter by funding litigation against it, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Gawker, which has been inactive for more than a

Peter Thiel is trying to acquire what’s left of Gawker

Peter Thiel has made an offer for Gawker, hoping to overcome legal hurdles and rival bidders for the online news site the Silicon Valley billionaire helped shutter by funding litigation against it, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Gawker, which has been inactive for more than a

North Korea is a big fan of tell-all book on Trump

North Korea said the popularity of a new tell-all book that paints the White House as incompetent “foretells Trump’s political demise.” Sales of the best-selling “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” reflect “rapidly surging anti-Trump sentiments in the international community,” an article in North Korean newspaper Rodong

X-Files: Gillian Anderson confirms she's leaving the show

It has not been a good week for Gillian Anderson fans. The actress’ iconic character Dana Scully was served an unpleasant plot twist in the Jan. 3 episode of The X-Files, and the actress confirmed on Wednesday at the Television Critics’ Association winter press tour that she won’t return for

What NBC plans to do about potential Super Bowl protests

PASADENA, California — US television network NBC, broadcaster of this year’s Super Bowl, will show any players who kneel during the pre-game national anthem to protest racial inequality, the game’s executive producer said Tuesday. Several dozen National Football League players kneeled, sat or locked arms during “The Star-Spangled Banner”

Ratings for opening round of NFL playoffs flop

Life is getting harder for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. After a nightmare season that saw TV viewership fall a record 9.7 percent, an even larger wave of fans passed on watching the first round of the NFL playoffs last weekend. Overnight ratings for the four Wild Card games fell by

Facebook inks music video deal with Sony Music/ATV

Facebook has signed a deal with Sony Music/ATV Publishing that will enable the social network’s users to upload and post videos of songs from artists such as Taylor Swift, Drake and Kanye West. The multiyear agreement, which kicks in immediately, is the second major partnership between Facebook and a

Barnes and Noble misses out on bombshell Trump tell-all

Embattled Barnes & Noble on Friday missed out on one of the biggest book bonanzas in recent memory — the debut of the much-buzzed about “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump House.” None of the chain’s 632 stores across the country had the red-hot book when they opened their

Wintour never considered being ambassador to UK, source says

Anna Wintour is calling bull—t on President Trump’s claim that when the two met in Trump Tower in December 2016 she asked him for an ambassadorship. It never happened, a person close to Wintour told The Post last week. Wintour, 66, born in London’s affluent Hampstead neighborhood, is an

ESPN fires 2 hosts over NFL Network sexual harassment suit

The first two hammers have fallen over a lawsuit brought against many NFL Network personalities and executives containing widespread allegations of sexual harassment. ESPN, the current employer of former NFL Network analysts Donovan McNabb and Eric Davis, fired the two radio hosts Friday after a month-long investigation into their

Weinstein Co. close to sale — but Harvey won’t cash out

Weinstein Co., the studio co-founded by disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, is close to a sale, according to a report on Thursday. While there are six bidders for the toxic studio, each offer is for less than $500 million — meaning shareholders, including ­the 65-year-old accused sexual harasser, will

Spotify makes ‘confidential’ filing for an IPO this spring

Spotify has filed confidentially for an initial public offering with the US Securities and Exchange Commission and is moving ahead with a direct listing in the first half of the year, a source familiar with the matter said Wednesday. If the music streaming service, which was valued at as

Book details tech bros’ drug-fueled sex parties in Silicon Valley

Clusters of naked bodies writhed in every room of the sumptuous mansion. Some had brought their wives and husbands for the prospect of bedding new flesh together. Most were fueled by the pills or bags of white powder that had been handed out after a three-course feast. As corporate networking events

Spotify makes “confidential’ filing for an IPO this spring

Spotify has filed confidentially for an initial public offering with the US Securities and Exchange Commission and is moving ahead with a direct listing in the first half of the year, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. If the music-streaming service, with was valued at as