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Bokhari: Trump Slams NBC over Censorship Attempt, but Google Is the Far Bigger and More Immediate Threat

President Donald Trump took to Twitter to denounce NBC News for its attempt to financially damage and censor two of its competitors, the Federalist and ZeroHedge. But Google, the company that threatened to financially blacklist both sites by pulling their ability to generate ad revenue in response to NBC’s activist reporting, has a track record of censoring conservatives and the Trump movement even without pressure from the corporate media.

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NBC News’ Adele-Momoko Fraser Walks Back Touted ‘Collaboration’ with Activist Group on Google Story

NBC News reporter Adele-Momoko Fraser claimed Tuesday that she did not “collaborate” with an activist organization — despite initially calling its efforts “collaboration” — on a story about Google banning the libertarian website ZeroHedge from its ad platform and threatening the conservative website The Federalist with the same fate unless it removed its comment section.

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Report: Google Financially Blacklists ZeroHedge, Threatens the Federalist over Comment Sections

Earlier today, NBC reported that Google confirmed it financially blacklisted two sites known for criticism of the left: conservative commentary site the Federalist and alternative news site ZeroHedge. Following its publication, NBC amended its article to state that the Federalist has been “warned” by Google of imminent blacklisting from its Google Ads service due to “policy violations” in its comments section. ZeroHedge is also working with Google to resolve its blacklisting, which is also based on its comments section.

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