Liberal Pundits, Groups Call for Big Tech to Crush Trump’s Speech

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December 1st, 2020 4:39 PM

Liberals and their media allies can’t wait for Big Tech to ban President Donald Trump forever. CNN senior media reporter Oliver Darcy demanded that Big Tech work overtime to crack down on Trump’s speech in a CNN media newsletter, FoxNews.com's Brian Flood reported on Monday. “Nearly every tweet from the president at this point is labeled for misinfo. Which had me thinking,” Darcy…

Just Can’t Win: ‘Not the Bee’ Blog Fact-Checked for Reporting News

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December 1st, 2020 4:32 PM

A straightforward report from Not the Bee, covering Johns Hopkins University’s (JHU) deletion and retraction of a student article covering a professor’s analysis that challenged the lethality of COVID-19, was fact-checked. Facebook’s left-wing fact-checkers jumped at the opportunity to call the article untrue and pile on doubt concerning the piece once it was posted to the platform.…

Twitter Still Refusing to Call Out Chinese Misinformation

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December 1st, 2020 2:19 PM

While Twitter eagerly slaps warnings and labels on tweets from President Donald Trump like there’s no tomorrow, the platform is still unwilling to take action against Chinese misinformation.

Vote Approaches for FCC Nomination of Big Tech Bias Hawk Simington

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December 1st, 2020 10:22 AM

One man’s potential nomination to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) may change the future of the internet.

Facebook Fact-Checker Accused of Pushing ‘Half-Truths’ about Elections

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November 30th, 2020 6:17 PM

Facebook’s latest faulty “fact check” shows how little regard the company has for facts or experts. Facebook added a USA Todayfact check” to a post of a Just Facts…

Candace Owens Challenges Facebook Fact-Checker And Wins

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November 30th, 2020 5:45 PM

Conservative commentator Candace Owens fought back against Facebook’s left-wing fact-checker PolitiFact and won. The fact-checker retracted a “false” rating it gave to a video posted by Owens on Nov. 12, and issued a correction admitting fault.

Liberal Media Panicking Over Conservative Exodus to Parler

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November 30th, 2020 4:57 PM

Just build your own platform, but wait, not like that! Liberal media and commentators condemn conservatives for abandoning censorious Big Tech platforms for Parler.

Australia Demands Twitter Remove REPUGNANT Tweet from Chinese Official

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November 30th, 2020 2:36 PM

Twitter is all too eager to crack down on what it has deemed to be misinformation from President Donald Trump. Yet it appears all too willing to ignore obvious disinformation from a Chinese government account. 

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has demanded that Twitter take action against what he called a “repugnant” tweet from Lijian Zhao, the spokesperson for the…

Twitter Censors Trump, Trump Campaign 325 Times, But Never Biden

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November 30th, 2020 10:43 AM

Twitter didn’t stop censorship for the Thanksgiving holiday. Algorithms were hard at work flagging and labeling tweets from President Donald Trump and his campaign. Twitter slapped labels on 63 Trump tweets since Nov. 23. When Trump tweeted: “Big Tech and the Fake News Media have partnered to Suppress. Freedom of the…

YouTube Suspends OAN as Liberal Senators Call for Censorship

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November 25th, 2020 2:09 PM

YouTube is now attacking entire news channels such as One America News Network (OAN) for “misinformation.” “YouTube has barred One America News Network from posting new videos for a week and stripped it of its ability to make money off existing content,” Axios reported on Tuesday. A YouTube spokesperson had reportedly explained to the outlet that OAN had been punished for uploading a…

Twitter to Warn Users When They ‘Like’ Controversial Tweets

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November 24th, 2020 4:38 PM

Don’t touch that like button! Twitter has unveiled a new policy to display warnings when users like a labelled tweet. Twitter has outlined a wide range of updates to undermine conservative opposition amid the recent 2020 presidential election. “Giving context on why a labeled Tweet is misleading under our election, COVID-19, and synthetic and manipulated media rules is vital,” Twitter declared…

YouTube Bows to Transgender Activists, Deletes Candace Owens Podcast

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November 24th, 2020 4:11 PM

YouTube thinks there is only one acceptable narrative on gender and sexuality — the leftist view. Discussions that question the narrative are “hate speech.” The platform deleted two gender-focused episodes of PragerU’s The Candace Owens Show because they violated the company’s hate speech policy.

Facebook Manipulated ‘Secret’ Algorithm to Suppress ‘Misinformation'

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November 24th, 2020 2:55 PM

Facebook used its power to modify user news feeds to suppress what it called “election misinformation.” This new policy used a “secret internal ranking” after the Nov. 3 election to alter users’ feeds on the platform. The company altered its users’ newsfeeds to prioritize “mainstream publishers” like CNN, The New York Times and NPR, according to The Times

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‘Smoking Gun’: Tucker Trashes Big Tech for Rigging U.S. Election

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November 24th, 2020 1:11 PM

Fox News host Tucker Carlson  asked a huge question: Did Big Tech fix the election? He turned to liberal Google critic Dr. Robert Epstein who claimed at one point Google only sent out election reminders to liberals.