Facebook Announces Major Plan To Censor News Content

By Andre Damon, Wsws.org -

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Friday that the world’s largest social network is initiating major changes aimed at deprioritizing news and political content on individual users’ news [...]

Facebook Deleting Accounts At Direction of US & Israel

By Glenn Greenwald, TheIntercept.com -

A Facebook spokesperson told the New York Times that the company deleted these accounts not because Kadyrov is a mass murderer and tyrant, but that “Mr. Kadyrov’s accounts were deactivated [...]

Most Censored Stories Of 2017, Honduras V. Venezuela

By Lee Camp, youtube.com -

Lee Camp covers what were some of the most censored stories this year, according to the media watchdog site “Project Censored.” He also discusses accused pedophile Roy Moore, who lost his bid for [...]

Google Hiring 10,000 Reviewers To Censor YouTube Content

By Zaida Green, wsws.org -

Google is escalating its campaign of internet censorship, announcing that it will expand its workforce of human censors to over 10,000, the internet giant announced on December 4. The censors’ [...]

EU Anti-“Fake News” Authority Prepares Mass Censorship

By Alex Lantier, www.wsws.org -

By Alex Lantier for WSWS. An examination of the EU’s announcement shows that it is preparing mass state censorship aimed not at false information, but at news reports or political views that [...]

Google Admits Political Censorship Of Search Results

By Niles Niemuth, wsws.org -

By Niles Niemuth for WSWS - Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, confirmed this weekend that the world’s largest Internet company is, in close coordination [...]

Cowardly New World: Alternative Media Under Attack By Algorithms

By Kollibri Terre Sonnenblume, www.counterpunch.org -

By Kollibri Terre Sonnenblume for Counter Punch - An insidious assault is underway against alternative media on the internet. Leftist and progressive websites have been suffering significant [...]

How ‘Fake News’ Scare Is Marginalizing The Left

By Julianne Tveten, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Julianne Tveten for In These Tmes. In the wake of the 2016 election, pundits pointed their fingers at Facebook, Google and Twitter, accusing them of spreading misinformation about political [...]

What Is Behind Israel’s Attempt To Ban Al Jazeera?

By Mark LeVine, www.aljazeera.com -

By Mark LeVine for Aljazeera - The move is particularly odd since Al Jazeera and Israel have long had a symbiotic, if often adversarial, relationship. Despite long-standing and often harsh [...]

Google Blocking Key Search Terms For Left Websites

By Andre Damon, www.wsws.org -

By Andre Damon for WSWS, An intensive review of Internet data has established that Google has severed links between the World Socialist Web Site and the 45 most popular search terms that [...]

Trump Administration Suppresses CIA Torture Report

By Andrew Emett, www.nationofchange.org -

By Andrew Emett for Nation of Change - In yet another reversal of former President Barack Obama’s decisions, the Trump administration has begun returning copies of the 6,700-page CIA torture [...]

The Day Of The Censors

By Justin Raimondo, www.original.antiwar.com -

By Justin Raimondo for Anti-War - It’s “sensitive” to tell the truth these days. It can get you in trouble. It can get you censored. And that’s exactly what the Establishment is aiming for: total [...]

Trump Taking Action To Silence Federal Agencies

By Dino Grandoni, www.buzzfeed.com -

By Dino Grandoni for Buzz Feed News - According to an email sent Monday morning and obtained by BuzzFeed News, the department told staff — including some 2,000 scientists — at the agency’s main [...]

The Top Censored Stories Of 2015–2016

By Staff, www.projectcensored.org -

By Staff of Project Censored - How do we at Project Censored identify and evaluate independent news stories, and how do we know that the Top 25 stories that we bring forward each year are not [...]

French News Channel’s Journalists On Strike For Editorial Independence

By Staff, www.rsf.org -

By Staff of RSF - France’s political leaders and the agency that is supposed to guarantee the freedom of its broadcast media seem unable to respond to the deepening conflict between Vincent [...]

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