Beginning in early 2020, the corporate media was at pains to label as a ‘conspiracy theory’ the possibility that Covid-19 was leaked from China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology. Media outlets assured us that the virus had arisen naturally in a population of bats before being passed on to a human host who inadvertently spread it… Read More Media Backflip: Wuhan Lab Leak No Longer a ‘Conspiracy Theory’
Big Tech is biased. That fact is as clear as day to a large segment of the population, many of whom have experienced social media censorship first-hand. To others, however, claims of Big Tech censorship seem elusive and exaggerated. So I took the liberty of logging incidents of Big Tech bias stretching back almost a… Read More Big Tech is Biased: Here are Hundreds of Examples
Twitter is among the worst offenders when it comes to Big Tech censorship. Hiding behind vague and ever-changing policies, the Big Tech giant is known to have been shadowbanning conservative accounts for years. During the 2020 election race, Twitter suppressed damning stories about the Biden family’s shady business dealings, all the while adding warning labels to any Trump… Read More Twitter Censors Conservatives But It Doesn’t Censor Porn
For several years, I’ve been highlighting Big Tech bias when I encounter it, knowing that my ability to do so online may not last forever. I’ve received a lot of pushback to this. The many examples I’ve provided were algorithmic anomalies, I was told—and I may in fact be suffering from a victimhood complex. So… Read More Big Tech Doesn’t Censor Conservatives, and Other Myths
Last week, a Chinese citizen journalist was sentenced to four years in jail. Her crime: reporting on the coronavirus outbreak that began in her city of Wuhan. Zhang Zhan insists that her reporting was based on first-hand accounts from locals. But because she scrutinised her government’s response to the virus and provided a more sombre… Read More Media Censorship in 2020: Were You Paying Attention?
‘Big tech’ plays a huge and ever-expanding role in our lives. Without a thought, we now trust platforms like Facebook, Google and Twitter to inform us about the latest trends in culture, the products we want, and the news stories that matter. But over the last year or so, evidence has been mounting that big… Read More Do Facebook, Google and Twitter Censor Conservatives?