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Brent Bozell: I Don't Support Alex Jones, But Ban Is a 'Dangerous Cliff'

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 16:19
<p>Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued the following statement Monday in response to Facebook, YouTube, Apple and Spotify removing "The Alex Jones Show" and other InfoWars content. In April, MRC released an extensive report detailing censorship by social media companies.</p>

Rep. McCarthy: Facebook, Twitter Must ‘Stop the Bias’

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 16:30
<p>Twitter’s fight with  conservatives has gotten so bad that politicians want to do something about it.</p>

Jack Dorsey: Twitter’s ‘Conversational Health’ Is Based on Feelings

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 15:48
<p>Amidst allegations of shadowbanning conservatives, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sat down for an interview with Fox News Radio’s Guy Benson. During the conversation, Dorsey portrayed Twitter’s “conversational health” initiative as something intuitive and compared the company’s measures to drinking lemon water when you have a fever.</p> <div> </div>

Google is Reportedly Planning a Censored Search Engine for China

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 19:05
<p>Google is reportedly considering launching a search engine in China in compliance with censorship demands by the government, according to a report in The Intercept.</p> <div> </div>

Antifa Doesn’t Want Its Facebook Pages Deleted

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 16:17
<p>Facebook is mistaking anti-fascist pages for Russian fake accounts. The shoe is now on the other foot. According to the Daily Beast, Facebook removed “fake accounts engaged in covert influence operations against Americans.” However, the site also removed events and pages connected to the anarchist and anti-fascist movement, including an event scheduled for August 12 called No Unite the Right 2, supposedly a counter-protest to another alt-right Unite the Right event happening on the same day in Washington D.C.</p>

Facebook Removes 32 Pages For ‘Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior’

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 20:13
<p>On Tuesday, Facebook announced that it removed 32 profiles and pages that it suspected “coordinated inauthentic behavior” on the site. Of those 32 pages, Facebook said the most popular pages were ones such as “Resisters,” “Aztlan Warriors,” and “Black Elevation,” some of which promoted liberal political narratives.<br />  </p>

Twitter Suspends Pro-Gun Senate Candidate For Stalin Joke

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 19:55
<p>Once again, Missouri Republican congressional candidate Austin Peterson has fallen afoul of Twitter. This time it was for a simple joke.</p>

MRC’s Bozell: Stock Hits ‘Going to Get Worse’ for Twitter and Facebook

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 03:10
<p>In recent days, the stock prices for major social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have taken truly massive hits, which were partly driven by the issue of censoring conservative political speech. Last week, Facebook took a colossal $120 billion stock hit (which was the largest ever in history). And during an appearance on the Fox Business Network’s <em>After the Bell</em>, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell predicted that such hits were “going to get worse.”</p>

Twitter Partners With Academics Who Call RNC Speeches ‘Hate’

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 21:14
<p>Twitter is on a mission to rid its platform of “intolerance” and “incivility.” But it’s doing in a way guaranteed to anger conservatives.</p>

Sen. Cruz Defends Alex Jones Against 30-Day Facebook Suspension

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 16:58
<p>InfoWars founder Alex Jones is currently in the midst of a 30-day Facebook suspension for allegedly violating the site’s rules against “bullying” and “hate speech.” It has even resulted in surprising support from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).</p> <div> </div>

Twitter: We Don’t Shadowban, Unless You’re A ‘Bad-Faith Actor’

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 20:04
<p>Tech companies are re-writing the dictionary and its hard to keep up with all the changing definitions.</p>

Nets Uninterested in Twitter ‘Shadow Banning’ Conservatives on Twitter [UPDATED]

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 01:18
<p>The liberal media love to pretend that their news cycles are dictated entirely by President Trump’s Twitter feed. It’s their number one excuse when average Americans complain they’re not covering other and arguably more important topics. But oh how quickly their fascination with his account fades when he mentions something they rather keep hidden. For Thursday’s evening broadcasts on ABC, CBS, and NBC, it was Twitter allegedly “shadow banning” conservative accounts.</p>

Twitter CEO Defends Shadow Banning as ‘Conversational Health Work’

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 14:33
<p>It seems like “healthy conversation” can now be a code word on the left for “censorship.” Twitter was forced to explain itself after Vice published a study on July 25 accusing Twitter of “shadowbanning” conservatives, including RNC chair Ronna McDaniel, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA). According to Vice, notable conservative figures didn’t show up in the Twitter search bar as suggested results, while progressive figures showed up immediately.  </p>

Rubin Unhinged: GOP ‘Obstructing Justice’ With Rosenstein Impeachment

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 03:53
<p>A group of House Republicans dropped a bombshell on Washington, D.C. Wednesday night when they introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. They allege Rosenstein had been stonewalling the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees in not turning over documents they requested for months. But those facts be damned on MSNBC’s <em>All In</em> where <em>Washington Post</em> columnist Jennifer Rubin declared they were the ones “obstructing justice”.</p>

Morning Joe Panel Compares Trump to Erdogan, Slams His 'Enemies List'

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 02:17
<p>During Tuesday’s edition of <em>Morning Joe</em>, the panel engaged in quite a bit of hyperbole when reacting to President Trump’s threat to revoke the security clearances of former Obama administration officials including former CIA Director John Brennan. Keep in mind that all of the media overreaction comes despite the fact that President Trump has only threatened to revoke the security clearances thus far.</p>

Matthews Compares Trump to a Communist for Banning CNN Reporter, Setting AF1 TVs to FNC

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 02:06
<p>Offering quite the overreaction to the controversial White House decision to ban CNN White House reporter Kaitlan Collins, MSNBC’s <em>Hardball </em>host Chris Matthews loosely tied President Trump to communist regimes of yesteryear when “people were only allowed to hear news from the government, that you got arrested or worse if you were caught even listening to news from anywhere else.”</p>

Nets Mostly Ignore Good Guys With Guns, But Hype One Bad Case

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 01:45
<p>Over the past several days, the broadcast networks and CNN have shown a blatant double standard in showing more interest in a concealed carry holder who may have abused his right to self-defense by picking a fight with a man before shooting him, in contrast with several other cases from recent weeks in which gun owners more sympathetically used their weapons to defend themselves against unprovoked attacks.</p>

Nets Refuse to Declare Trump Victorious as E.U. Buckles on Trade

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 01:09
<p>At a Wednesday press conference in the White House Rose Garden, President Trump and E.U. Chief Executive Jean-Claude Juncker announced that the two trade partners were moving forward on a plan to end their trade war. Juncker’s presence at the White House illustrated that it was the E.U. that caved under pressure, but the liberal broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) were having none of it and refused to give Trump the win.</p>

White House Bans CNN’s Kaitlan Collins from Event in ‘Unprecedented’ ‘Attack’ on Reporters

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 00:25
<p>On Wednesday afternoon, the White House took the step of banning CNN White House reporter Kaitlan Collins from a Rose Garden announcement about tariffs following what the Trump administration believed were inappropriate questions shouted by Collins hours earlier about Michael Cohen and Vladimir Putin to the President. In reacting to this move, however, CNN’s <em>Situation Room </em>host Wolf Blitzer falsely decried the move as “unprecedented” and behavior fitting for “some totalitarian regime.” Really.</p>

Brent Bozell Slams Twitter for ‘Shadow Banning’ Conservative Leaders

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 22:03
<p>RESTON, VA -- Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued the following statement Wednesday in response to a report from Vice News that found Twitter is ‘shadow banning” prominent conservative leaders and members of Congress -- impeding users’ access to their public profiles. In April, MRC released an extensive report detailing the censorship of conservative voices by Twitter and other social media companies.</p>