Motherboard: Eric Schmidt Says Google News Will ‘Engineer’ Russian Propaganda Out of the Feed

Motherboard: Eric Schmidt Says Google News Will ‘Engineer’ Russian Propaganda Out of the Feed. “Eric Schmidt, Executive Chariman of Alphabet, says the company is working to ferret out Russian propaganda from Google News after facing criticism that Kremlin-owned media sites had been given plum placement on the search giant’s news and advertising platforms. ‘We’re well aware of this one, and we’re working on detecting this kind of scenario you’re describing and deranking those kinds of sites,’ Schmidt said, after being asked why the world’s largest search company continued to classify the Russian sites as news.”