Censorship

Exclusive — Marsha Blackburn Opposes Establishment Media Cartel Plan: Will ‘Make It Even Easier’ for Big Tech to ‘Censor Conservative Voices’

Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) told Breitbart News exclusively that she is opposed to a proposal called the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA), which would allow establishment media outlets to form a cartel to pressure big tech companies for more censorship and special favors with a special media antitrust exemption.

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., watches election returns in her race for the U.S. Senate with former Gov. Phil Bredesen Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Franklin, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

5 of Big Tech’s Most Serious Acts of Censorship

Over the past year, Big Tech has greatly increased the rate of censorship online. Breitbart News has reported on these efforts extensively, here are five of the most serious acts of censorship by the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 10: Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Zuckerberg, 33, was called to testify after it was reported that 87 million …

Twitter Will Now Call Out ‘Mean Tweets’ – Before They Are Even Sent

To combat toxicity on the platform, social media website Twitter is reportedly developing a feature to makes users reconsider sending messages that its system detects as “mean” or offensive. The Masters of the Universe believe that asking “Want to review this before tweeting?” will solve the platform’s supposed “toxicity” issues.

CANNES, FRANCE - JUNE 21: Co-chair / founder of Twitter Jack Dorsey attends the ' #SheInspiresMe: Twitter celebrates female voices & visionaries ' Event at Cannes Lions on June 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images for Twitter)

Twitter Re-Ups Pledge to Maintain Trump Blacklisting Forever

Appearing Tuesday on Yahoo! Finance Live, Twitter CFO Ned Segal reaffirmed that the social network giant will never reverse its blacklisting of former President Donald Trump. Segal’s pledge came ahead of the Facebook Oversight Board’s decision to uphold its ban on the former president’s account.

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China Declares Stand-Up Comedy ‘Offensive Art’

Officials in Beijing on Tuesday imposed a hefty fine on the producers of a stand-up comedy show that was deemed “offensive” for unspecified reasons. It was the first case in which Beijing’s increasingly popular comedy scene was punished for content violations.

This photo taken on November 21, 2020 shows stand-up comedian Qiqi performing at a theatre in Beijing. - A new wave of young, female stand-up acts in China has crashed into what has always previously been a man's world, and benefiting from a surge of interest in stand-up in China …

Anti-Defamation League: Amazon’s Twitch Should Censor Even More

The far-left Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has said that Twitch, the Amazon-owned video streaming platform, should invest even more resources into censorship tools — even after the platform twice banned Donald Trump, first temporarily during the campaign season, and then permanently in January.

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 02: Director of the Anti-Defamation League Jonathan Greenblatt speaks on stage during the 2015 Concordia Summit at Grand Hyatt New York on October 2, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for Concordia Summit)

Hayward: China Asserts Control over Hollywood by Muting Praise of ‘Nomadland’ Director Chloe Zhao

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) appears to have a strange love-hate relationship with filmmaker Chloe Zhao, alternately praising her achievements and using its censorship powers to suppress all mention of her Oscar wins on Sunday. It is hard to see why the CCP would decide to erase Zhao, who has not been a strident public critic of China’s authoritarian regime.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 25: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) In this handout photo provided by A.M.P.A.S., Chloé Zhao, winner of the Best Director for 'Nomadland,' poses in the press room during the 93rd Annual Academy Awards at Union Station on April 25, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt …

Twitter Deletes Criticism of India’s Coronavirus Response After Request to Silence ‘Misinformation’

India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) said on Sunday it has asked Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms to remove posts that create “panic” about the coronavirus surge in India by spreading “fake or misleading information.” Opposition politicians and international free speech advocates denounced the action as political censorship by the embattled government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Funeral pyres burn as the last rites are performed of the patients who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus at a cremation ground in Allahabad on April 27, 2021. (Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP) (Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA/AFP via Getty Images)

Report: Reddit Blocks Links to Anti-Censorship Video Platform Rumble

Reddit is reportedly blocking links to Rumble, an anti-censorship video hosting platform and competitor to YouTube. Many prominent conservatives maintain a presence on Rumble, including Dan Bongino, PragerU, and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R), widely touted as a potential 2024 presidential candidate.

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman

Michelle Malkin Censored by YouTube for ‘Medical Misinformation’

Conservative author and journalist Michelle Malkin has been censored by Google-owned YouTube, causing Malkin to declare that a “purge” of her content is underway. She is posting the censored content on Bitchute a video hosting platform that is pro-free speech, and is also posting the content to her Gab account.

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki

Google Censors Document Tracking COVID Vaccine Stories

Google has censored a public Google document collecting stories in mainstream news media and posts on social media about adverse reaction to COVID-19 vaccines. The document was over 100 pages long when it was censored by Google. It has since been re-hosted at this website.

Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Chrome, speaks at Google's annual developer conference, Google I/O, in San Francisco on 28 June 2012