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ABC News Town Hall Labeled Two Anti-Trump Voters as ‘Uncommitted’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 6:00pm 9/22/2020 at 6:00pm
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The ABC News town hall with President Donald Trump brought on “uncommitted” voters to question the president.

The Washington Free Beacon discovered through social media posts that at least two of the voters have expressed anti-Trump feelings.

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Facebook, Instagram Now Flagging Tucker Carlson’s Coronavirus Posts as ‘False Information’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 1:00pm 9/17/2020 at 1:00pm
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How close are social media giants like Facebook and Instagram to the communist Chinese government?

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Cornell Students Petition for Expulsion of Freshman TikTok Star for Flouting Coronavirus Rules

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 28, 2020 at 12:00pm 8/28/2020 at 12:00pm

The Coronavirus pandemic is creating a snitch culture on some college campuses. It’s sad.

The Washington Post reports:

Cornell students petition to have freshman TikTok star expelled for flouting coronavirus rules

Colleges have been threatening students with stiff penalties for failing to practice social distancing and wear masks, blasting “selfish and reckless” behavior and...

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Federal Government Investigating Case of Fordham U. Student Disciplined Over Social Media Post

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 11:30am 8/22/2020 at 11:30am
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We have been following the story of student Austin Tong, who was banned from the campus of Fordham University for posing with a legally owned gun on social media. This is...

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VIDEO: Fordham Student Banned From Campus Over Social Media Post Commemorating Tiananmen Square

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 14, 2020 at 8:00am 8/14/2020 at 8:00am
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Austin Tong is a student at Fordham University. He recently posted a picture of himself on Instagram with a legally owned gun, to commemorate the anniversary of Tiananmen Square.

After posting the photo, officials from the school showed up at his house. He was then summoned to a disciplinary hearing where he...

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Auburn University Lecturer in Hot Water Over Anti-Police Tweets

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 1:30pm 8/2/2020 at 1:30pm

It’s not only college students who sometimes get into trouble over social media posts.

AL.com reports:

Auburn lecturer’s anti-cop tweets ‘inexcusable’ as university ‘continues to assess’ his future

Auburn University is assessing the future of a lecturer who tweeted anti-police profanity earlier this week as the school said the behavior is “inexcusable and completely...

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College Student Expelled for Racist Social Media Content, Then Reinstated Because She Didn’t Post it

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 4:00pm 8/1/2020 at 4:00pm
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A student at Wesleyan College in Georgia, a women’s college, was recently expelled for allegedly posting something deemed racist on social media.

The school ultimately reversed this decision and reinstated her when it became apparent that she had not published the material.

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Wayne State U. Law School Warns Students Not to Advocate Dropping Bar Exam on Social Media

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 20, 2020 at 8:00am 7/20/2020 at 8:00am

It’s amazing how many problems social media has created for college students.

The College Fix reports:

Law school warns students not to advocate dropping bar exam on social media

As a handful of states have suspended the bar exam requirement for aspiring attorneys, one law school recently warned students to be careful about how...

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Fordham U. Student Punished for Holding Gun in Instagram Photo Memorializing Tiananmen Square

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 1:30pm 7/18/2020 at 1:30pm

The student is from China. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has gotten involved in this case.

From the FIRE blog:

Fordham student punished for holding gun in Instagram photo memorializing Tiananmen Square massacre

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education is taking aim at Fordham University for placing a student on...

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Media Runs Out-Of-Context Kayleigh McEnany Quote to Suggest Trump Ignoring Science on Reopening Schools

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 17, 2020 at 9:00am 7/17/2020 at 9:00am
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As we’ve previously documented, if it’s a day ending in “y,” it’s also one where mainstream media reporters are going to take a Republican out of context and spread fake news stories about them because of narratives and Orange Man Bad.

The most recent example of this happening was Thursday during the...

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Retired Prof Claims She Was Doxed And Threatened For Opposing Cancel Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 1:30pm 7/11/2020 at 1:30pm

The left has thrown cancel culture into overdrive. Much of this is being fueled by the election.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE: Retired prof says she was doxed, threatened for opposing cancel culture

A Twitter account revealed the home address and personal details of a retired professor and University of Georgia alumna after she voiced...

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Student’s Admission to Marquette University Threatened Over Pro-Trump Video on Social Media

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 4:00pm 7/9/2020 at 4:00pm
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Samantha Pfefferle made a video expressing her support for President Trump on the social media network TikTok. This led to a campaign to get her admission to Marquette University rescinded.

The school has not rescinded her admission, but they did ask her some crazy questions about her views.

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Eagles Star DeSean Jackson Accused of Anti-Semitism After Promoting Farrakhan, Posting Quotes Supposedly From Hitler

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 3:00pm 7/7/2020 at 3:00pm

Philadelphia Eagles star DeSean Jackson found himself in quite a controversy after a slew of Instagram posts showed him promoting notorious anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan and posting a quote attributed to Adolf Hitler.

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Student Who Questioned BLM is ‘No Longer Enrolled’ at University After Outcry

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 12:00pm 7/4/2020 at 12:00pm
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A female student at Hardin Simmons University in Texas, a Christian school, was subjected to disciplinary measures after making some TikTok videos about Black Lives Matter.

The school president recently explained in a video that she is no longer enrolled at the university.

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Why we joined #Parler – @legalinsurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 3, 2020 at 8:00pm 7/3/2020 at 8:00pm

So Legal Insurrection is on Parler, find us at @legalinsurrection.

Why? To reach our audience.

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Tik-Tok Users Attempt to Shut Down Trump Merchandise Sites

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 11:00am 7/2/2020 at 11:00am
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Despite his great successes in terms of everything from the economy to the judiciary, President Trump is experiencing the most bizarre and worrisome pushback I’ve ever witnessed.

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India Bans TikTok, Other Chinese Apps Over Security Concerns

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 9:00am 6/30/2020 at 9:00am
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India has banned TikTok and other Chinese mobile apps on the grounds of national security. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government blacklisted 59 China-based apps, calling them “malicious” tools that “harm India’s sovereignty as well as the privacy of our citizens.”

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