22: Fake news in Canada, the end of HMV, tech and politics
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On this week's (admittedly rather bleak) show: HMV Canada is closing all stores; Facebook is bringing fake news filters to Canada; Trump is making the tech world angry; Fitbit is laying off 6% of its workforce; Twitter is combating harassment (finally). Recommendations Dan —Fuck Yeah Movie Posters Marc — Tomb of the Mask Riley — Feature article: Speak, Memory Links:HMV goes into receivership | CBC News — Legal documents state that closing stores must cease operations by April 30.Google and Facebook working to filter fake news in Canada | CBC News — “We’re actively working to bring this feature to Canada in the near future,” said a source at Google who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak about it publicly.Canada's tech sector denounces Trump's immigration ban | CBC News — “As a community, we stand together in opposition to the marginalization of people based on their birthplace, race, or religion,”Fitbit will lay off 110 employees | The Verge — Fitbit released preliminary…