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ESPN Ditches Jemele Hill

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 7:38pm 8/26/2018 at 7:38pm

ESPN has been struggling recently, and one of the problems it is facing is its political partisanship.  ESPN’s president, Jimmy Pitaro, has been at the helm of ESPN for five months, and one of his goals is to refocus ESPN on *gasp* sports.  To that end, outspoken leftist Jemele Hill has...

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Trump Challenges Big Tech As Arbiters of Acceptable Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 6:00pm 8/19/2018 at 6:00pm
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From Big Tech taking orders from the questionable SPLC to the Big Tech coordinated removal of Alex Jones from social media, from YouTube “fact-checking” climate change materials and PragerU to Facebook and Twitter shadow-banning and/or suspending conservative and right-leaning voices, Big Tech has been in full censorship mode in recent months....

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PragerU Claims They’ve Been Shadow Banned on Facebook

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 17, 2018 at 3:00pm 8/17/2018 at 3:00pm
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YouTube video giant PragerU claims Facebook is shadow banning their account or intentionally suppressing their videos from follower news feeds.

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‘Queer Eye’ Star Scorned for Saying “Not All Republicans Are Racist” and Encouraging Tolerance

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 7:00pm 8/16/2018 at 7:00pm
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Jonathan Van Ness is a quirky but completely lovable cast member of Netflix’s reboot of ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.’

Wednesday, Van Ness published a series of tweets that left progressive followers outraged.
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Push for “Right Think” Marches On: YouTube Now Fact Checking Global Warming Videos

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 9:00pm 8/9/2018 at 9:00pm
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Big Intenet is an increasingly hostile place for non-progressive thought and even science.

YouTube, who has a long, well-documented history of shutting down conservative and non-progressive channels is now using Wikipedia to fact check videos on global warming.
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Facebook unblocks California GOP congressional candidate’s campaign ad

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 9:00am 8/8/2018 at 9:00am
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The Big Tech censorship storm has landed

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 9:20pm 8/7/2018 at 9:20pm
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Alex Jones was deplatformed on at least four major social media platforms in a day: Facebook, Apple, YouTube and Spotify.

The Guardian reports:

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Twitter suspended Candace Owens after she tested how Twitter would react to Sarah Jeong tweets if targeting Jews and Blacks, instead of Whites

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 6, 2018 at 11:00am 8/6/2018 at 11:00am
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Conservative commentator Candace Owens, a black woman, wanted to make a point on Twitter and boy did she ever. The New York Times new editorial board member Sarah Jeong has dominated the news cycle these past few days due to...

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Iran Still Engulfed in Protests Against Oppressive Regime

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 3, 2018 at 9:00am 8/3/2018 at 9:00am
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The Iranian protests have not died down, but one would think otherwise since the protests have received little Western attention.

I mentioned in a blog post last month that those who support the Iranian nuclear deal and the regime want people to think the Iranian citizens hate America. I’ve seen a few...

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Facebook Uncovers Web of Accounts Spreading Disinformation to Influence Election in Favor of Democrats

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 5:00pm 8/2/2018 at 5:00pm

Democrats? Yes, Democrats.

The social media giant said Tuesday that it uncovered a whole web of fake accounts spreading disinformation in what they believe could be an attempt to influence the upcoming midterm elections.
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NY Times new Editorial Board member sure had some really racist tweets

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 3:00pm 8/2/2018 at 3:00pm
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Remember back in February 2018 when The New York Times hired Quinn Norton, but quickly let her go after people exposed old tweets that included slurs against gay people and retweets with racist terms?

I guess only those slurs were bad because The New York Times editorial board hired Sarah Jeong who...

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AP Leaves Out Important Detail in Breaking Post About Navy SEAL’s Death

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 6, 2018 at 7:00am 7/6/2018 at 7:00am

From the Department of YOU HAD ONE JOB:

Currently, 12 Thai boys (a soccer team), are trapped in a cave where they’ve been since June 23rd.

Rescue teams are frantically working to pump water out of the flooded cave in order to get the boys and their coach to safety. Heavy rains are...

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REACTIONS to Justice Kennedy’s Retirement

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 4:00pm 6/27/2018 at 4:00pm
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Wednesday afternoon, Justice Kennedy announced his retirement from the Supreme Court bench, effective July 31. Appointed to the Supreme Court by President Reagan in 1988, Kennedy has largely served as the court’s swing vote, but has consistently sided with free speech.

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Out of Control: Online Mob Wrongly Targets Florida Reporter

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 25, 2018 at 3:00pm 6/25/2018 at 3:00pm

Haley Hinds, a reporter for Tampa’s Fox affiliate station, was wrongly targeted by an online mob last week. A video showing a woman ranting nastiness at a nail salon owner went viral. Hinds was contacted via Facebook messenger asking if she was the woman in the video.

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Facebook Funded News Will be Available to View Later This Summer

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 11, 2018 at 7:00pm 6/11/2018 at 7:00pm

Facebook users will have an entirely new way to consume news.

Later this summer, just ahead of the 2018 midterms, Facebook Watch will roll out several shows from various news networks, including a nightly show featuring CNN’s Anderson Cooper.
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If you are active on social media, are you happier now than before social media?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 9:30pm 6/9/2018 at 9:30pm

Two recent high profile suicides have led to a lot of discussion about how suicide rates have been rising for the past 20 years.

The issue of why also has been discussed a lot, and...

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Trump: Where is my apology from Disney CEO?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 5:00pm 5/30/2018 at 5:00pm
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No one is defending Roseanne Barr’s tweet about Valerie Jarrett, but you cannot deny the double standard that exists in Hollywood. Bob Iger, the CEO of ABC’s parent Disney, personally called Jarrett to apologize.

Roseanne is now beginning to defend herself, asserting one tweet shouldn’t ruin a lifetime of work:

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