Tag: Censorship

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Exclusive — Marsha Blackburn: Mark Zuckerberg Admitted Facebook ‘Subjective in How They Manipulate These Algorithms’ to Censor Conservatives

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) said Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before a House committee on Wednesday will be “the first of many.” She joined SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour and special guest host Sam Sorbo that evening on Breitbart News Tonight to discuss the impact of Facebook on free speech, expression, and privacy rights.

Nolte: Defending John Hughes from Molly Ringwald’s Woke Attack

Although the #MeToo movement is presumably about real-life sexual misconduct, actress Molly Ringwald is using the New Yorker to put The Breakfast Club and John Hughes on trial for #MeToo violations — not for any kind of inappropriate personal behavior, but content that is not sufficiently woke.

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Nolte: Facebook-Deep State-MSM Complex Threaten First, Second, and Fourth Amendments

As J.J. Sefton at Ace of Spades so accurately points out, if you take a look at the lay of the land today, what you will see is a coordinated and massive assault against some of our most cherished rights — namely the First (Facebook), Second (David Hogg), and Fourth Amendments (Robert Mueller) of the Constitution, all of which are under assault.

Seoul said the two Koreas would hold a historic summit next month, and that the North's leader Kim Jong Un was ready to end missile and nuclear tests before sitting down with its old enemies

China Blocks Searches for ‘Fatty the Third’ as North Korean Mystery Guest Departs Beijing

The mystery train carrying unknown North Korean VIPs to Beijing departed on Tuesday after what proved to be a brief visit, leaving the city awash in rumors that the visitor was dictator Kim Jong-un. China’s vast army of online censors has been working overtime to block web searches for information about Kim using his common derogatory nickname among Chinese: “Fatty the Third.”

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - FEBRUARY 17: Mercedes Kent joins other people after a school shooting that killed 17 to protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse on February 17, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Earlier this week former student Nikolas Cruz opened fire with a AR-15 rifle at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School killing 17 people. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

McNally: What Would Google Do?

“What would Google do?” is not yet a colloquially popular phrase, but perhaps in time it will come to be.
The search-engine behemoth is not just the portal through which the vast majority of online information flows, it is also the arbiter of what is good, what is morally correct, and ultimately, of course, what is accessible; consult your spouse, your partner, your father, your mother, your best friend, and even your God if you must, but in the end, Google is the all-wise and powerful entity that will either bless or deny your online shopping fancy.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro -- with his wife Cilia Flores at a rally in Caracas on January 23 -- looks to have a clear run for a second term, with the main opposition coalition barred from taking part in the election

NGO: Venezuela’s Press Crackdown Worsened in 2017

Last year saw a steep rise in crackdowns against press freedom in Venezuela, which involved a decline in freedom of expression, censorship, and the closure of independent media outlets, according to a new report.

Brian Stelter CNN (Dennis Van Tine/STAR MAX/IPx 2017 via Associated Press)

CNN Pushes YouTube to Ban Alex Jones, Demonetize Video Channel

Right-wing broadcaster Alex Jones announced Saturday evening that YouTube had frozen his video channel and would delete it on Sunday, after CNN pursued the social media giant and its advertisers. InfoWars has accused CNN of conducting a “campaign to ban conservative media.”