Officials from the Biden White House and other federal agencies have repeatedly colluded with social media companies, including Twitter and Facebook, on censoring COVID-19 stories. The relationship between the federal government and major social media platforms was unearthed through a lawsuit filed by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry in May. Though more documents and emails are expected to be revealed as a result of the lawsuit, currently available communications obtained by the offices of the Attorneys General already show a deep relationship between 45 officials from the Department of Homeland Security, Center for Disease
Boris and Carrie Johnson Forced the Media to Memory Hole an Article About Their Latest Scandal. Now, It’s Trending, And It May Bring His Government Down.
The wife of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Carrie (neé Symonds), faces further scandal after allegedly demanding negative press stories about her and her husband were removed from British newspapers and their websites. The news comes at one of the worst periods for Johnson’s government, with immigration soaring and a recent “no confidence” vote in the Prime Minister which yielded a worse result than his deposed predecessor Theresa May. On Saturday morning, The Times of London ran with a bombshell scoop by veteran reporter Simon Walters, entitled “Johnson tried to give Carrie top Foreign Office job during affair”. The story
In the past few days, German politicians have declared messaging app Telegram a threat to democracy and a hotbed of radicalization. The latest round of attacks on free communication comes after weeks of protests in Germany against the COVID-19 measures. Protests have been mobilized via Telegram and other online community platforms. Since the beginning of December, the debate about the Telegram app has raged across the German media. Concurrent to the protests news stories – such as from the Tagesschau and Deutsche Welle – framed the platform as a hub for dangerous conspiracies, vaccine misinformation, and the driving force behind
EXC: YouTube Removes Pro-Family Group’s Page for Sharing Bannon War Room Interview Clips featuring Posobiec, Kassam, & Schilling.
Google-owned YouTube removed the account of a leading conservative pressure group on Monday, with The National Pulse learning that the zero-strike ban stemmed from the upload of three interviews from Stephen K. Bannon’s War Room podcast, also banned on the network. In an e-mail to the American Principles Project, which saw its archive of videos removed without warning, YouTube admitted to censoring the whole account because of three historic interview clips from Bannon’s podcast, which was banned in January after a censorship campaign by far-left activists. An e-mail from YouTube to the American Principles Project, seen by The National Pulse,
YouTube To Remove ‘Dislike’ Feature As Biden WH Content Continues To See Likes Massively Trail Dislikes.
As President Biden’s White House YouTube channel continues to see videos’ “dislikes” massively trump “likes,” the video platform announced it is testing a new design that obscures a public dislike count. The move was announced via Twitter on March 30th, with YouTube explaining “in response to creator feedback around well-being and targeted dislike campaigns, we’re testing a few new designs that don’t show the public dislike count.” As a result, only the accounts publishing videos will be able to see the dislike to like ratio. The announcement follows National Pulse reports highlighting how the White House’s official YouTube channel is
A New York-based literary agent was fired for joining alternative social media platforms Gab and Parler. Colleen Oefelein, an associate literary agent with the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency, confirmed her termination via Twitter. “Well thanks Twitter and @JDLitAgency,” Oefelein wrote. “I just got fired because I’m a Christian and a conservative.” The firing was prompted by Oefelein’s decision to join Gab and Parler, a move that “distressed” the agency. De Chiara wrote: “The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency was distressed to discover this morning, January 25th, that one of our agents has been using the social media platforms Gab
Longtime Democrat adviser Marc Ginsberg has sued Apple and Google demanding they remove Telegram from app stores. The January 17th lawsuit comes from the former aide to Senator Ted Kennedy, White House Liaison under Jimmy Carter, and Ambassador to Morocco under Bill Clinton and seeks to give Telegram the same fate as Parler. “Telegram is being used to intimidate, threaten and coerce members of the public,” says Ginsberg’s complaint about the app, which has quickly become an alternative social media network to Twitter. “Telegram continues to enable extremist incitement in its platform, promoting political violence as extremist groups and individuals
A company with "... core values are openness and inclusion." and determined to fight against Big tech monopoly, is now openly advocating for de-platforming.