Sept 3, 2018 by R. Cort Kirkwood Now that Facebook has finally explained how 99 percent of PragerU’s conservative videos were censored, it’s clear how dangerous one employee — and a group of ideologically motivated users — can be. For it was one employee, spurred by those ideologues, who shut down Prager’s content. The social … More Facebook Confessed PragerU Hit by Ideological Censorship
August 30, 2018 by Alex Newman A fringe Islamic prince turned United Nations “High Commissioner for Human Rights” infamous for comparing President Donald Trump to Hitler and ISIS, and for protecting child-raping UN troops from exposure, has a new target: free speech on the Internet. Under the guise of stopping “hate speech,” a concept first pushed by … More Islamic UN “Human Rights” Boss Seeks “Proactive” Web Censorship
Aug 21, 2018 by R. Cort Kirkwood Facebook has once again apologized for censoring conservative material that apparently offended the social-media giant’s left-wing gatekeepers. This time, the victim was the neoconservative PragerU, which found that the Facebook blue pencilers completely blocked nine of its posts. PragerU Shut Out The trouble for PragerU, founded by radio … More Facebook to PragerU: Sorry About That Censorship
Aug 6, 2018 by James Murphy On Monday, tech giant Apple joined in on the censorship fun by removing five of six podcasts of Alex Jones and Infowars from their iTunes and Podcasts apps. Apple’s move was draconian, completely removing all of the shows on those five podcasts instead of singling out the more “offensive” … More AUDIO Censorship: Alex Jones Removed from Apple, Facebook, YouTube, Spotify
July 31, 2018 by James Murphy Bombastic talk-show host Alex Jones knows how to get under people’s skin, and he does so regularly. Currently, he is facing no less than five defamation suits against him in Texas courts, a 30-day suspension of his personal Facebook account, constant scrutiny and strikes against him by YouTube, calls for him to be … More The Censorship Battle of Alex Jones and Why It Affects Us All
Aug 21, 2017 by James Murphy Internet giant YouTube has been accused of discriminatory practices by two black American video bloggers. Lynette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, better known as “Diamond and Silk,” accused the video-sharing service of demonetizing their videos because of their conservative positions and support of President Donald Trump. Diamond and Silk … More YouTube’s Soft Censorship
Mar 14, 2017 by Selwyn Duke In a move designed to chill free speech, a German “justice” official has proposed fining social-media sites up to $53 million for not swiftly deleting “hateful” posts. Welcome to the new Germany — same as the old Germany. Justice Minister Heiko Maas, a member of the leftist Social … More $53M Fines for Politically Incorrect Social Media Posts?
November 23, 2015 Jonathan Turley We have long discussed the rapid decline of free speech protections in the West. I have long argued that the West appears to have fallen out of love with free speech, which is more often viewed as a rising scourge rather than a defining value in some countries. A recent … More Forty Percent of Millennials Favor Censorship of Offensive Speech By Government