UPDATE: Heritage President Blasts Big Tech After YouTube Censorship
The president of the Heritage Foundation had a stern message for Big Tech. Kevin Roberts, the president of the Heritage Foundation, alleged that YouTube removed a video of former President Donald Trump’s speech at a Heritage event last month.
Twitter Reacts! Elon Musk’s Ascent to Board Stirs Up Tweeting Frenzy
Tech billionaire Elon Musk is now not only the biggest Twitter shareholder, but he is joining the social media company’s board, a move that set the platform’s users a chirping.
CensorTrack With TR: Facebook Nixes Heritage Action Vid of Biden Quote
It’s Episode 30 of CensorTrack with TR. This week we talked about how Facebook censored Heritage Action’s video compilation of President Joe Biden praising his anti-American energy plan.
The Heritage Foundation Joins Free Speech Alliance
The Media Research Center (MRC) is proud to announce the addition of a new partner to the Free Speech Alliance, The Heritage Foundation. “Big Tech is an enemy of the American people,” Heritage President Kevin Roberts said in a press release.
Facebook Fact-Checker CENSORS Heritage Video on Biden Gas Policy
Big Tech censorship went from targeting statements of former President Donald Trump to targeting quotes of current President Biden’s embarrassing statements. Heritage Action was their latest target.
Conservatives SLAM Facebook After WIRED ‘Child Predation’ Report
Notable conservatives tore into Facebook after a report from WIRED emerged that alleged the platform has allowed child exploitation groups to flourish. “While Facebook is busy cracking down on conservative opinions they disagree with, child exploitation persists on its platforms,” Rep. Greg Steube (R-FL) said in exclusive comments to MRC Free Speech America.
NewsNation Puts Networks to Shame, Spends 36 Minutes on Durham
While struggling in the ratings, NewsNation (formerly WGN) has spent the past year and a half as a genuine, substantive outlet based in professional and unbiased journalism. We saw the latest example this week as, between Monday and Thursday, NewsNation’s evening shows spent 36 minutes and 16 seconds on the bombshell filing from Special Counsel Robert Durham into the origins of the Trump-…
Conservatives Press Congress to OPEN THE HATCH on Big Tech Data
Free speech advocates cautioned about giving the government and university researchers exclusive authority over social media data as lawmakers expect to soon consider a proposal to force new information disclosures from Big Tech.
Free Speech Advocates RIP Canada for Crackdown on Financial Accounts
Freedom advocates sounded the alarm as Canada announced potential financial penalties against Canadians trying to support protestors. Commentators condemned Canadian Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland as she announced that banks and payment processors will have the power to shut down accounts associated with Canadian Freedom Convoy protestors without a court order.
Heritage Declares War Against Big Tech ‘Enemy of the People’
The Heritage Foundation released a damning report blasting censorship and showing that it has jumped fully into the fight against Silicon Valley speech controls.
Big Tech SMASHED Records, Spent $55M on Lobbying Last Year
The “Big Four” tech companies – Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple – spent more than $55 million lobbying the federal government in 2021 to stave off antitrust legislation. That’s a $21 million increase over 2020.
Conservatives Wary of Facebook Censorship, Oversight Board Actions
Conservative groups expressed doubt that the Facebook Oversight Board will direct the platform to stop its censorship in reaction to any critical comments it receives about a program that gives prominent users preferential treatment.
Biden Enjoyed Stripping Atlanta of All Star Game; Beijing Not So Much
On Monday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki (a generous title due to her incompetency at her job) announced that the Biden administration would not send any diplomats to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing due to the well—documented human rights violations President Xi’s regime has committed.
DeSantis: Big Tech Has Become 'Censorship Arm' of Democratic Party
“Big Tech has become the censorship arm of the Democratic Party,” Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared Thursday, pointing to Congressional testimony citing Media Research Center (MRC) studies proving his point.