Tyrrell Column: The Social Media Conundrum

January 22nd, 2021 4:17 PM

It is a reflection of the vulgarity and even the criminality now stalking our society that social media, as it is called, cannot extricate itself from this awful question of censorship. Facebook, Twitter and all the other social media platforms that are passing judgment on what Americans say today are in the pickle that they are in because the First Amendment freedoms are extended to…

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CNN Bashes Facebook for Enabling Far Right, Says Parler Can't Be Fixed

January 15th, 2021 5:09 PM

CNN Newsroom was roughing up Facebook on Friday for enabling violent "far right sympathizers" searching for body armor and "firearm accessories." But anchor Poppy Harlow suggested Facebook just needed to fix its content policies, while Parler is somehow beyond repair. 

Mozilla CEO Proclaims, ‘We Need More than Deplatforming’

January 14th, 2021 3:14 PM

The left have moved beyond simply censoring conservatives on Big Tech platforms. Now Big Tech leaders like Mozilla CEO Mitchell Baker are calling for conservatives to be financially crippled.

NY Times Compares Trump Election Claims to Stalin, Hitler’s ‘Big Lie’

January 13th, 2021 11:09 PM

The hypocrisy is blatant: While Big Tech giants Twitter, Apple, Facebook, etc., are gleefully banning the sitting president and prominent conservative activists from public platforms while simultaneously using their monopoly power to squelch competition (the free-speech Twitter alternative Parler), the New York Times breezily compares Trump to Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin…

Free Speech Is Being Tested Again

January 12th, 2021 4:27 PM

Twitter and Facebook have permanently banned President Trump from their social platforms. Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and attorney Sidney Powell have also been permanently banned as Twitter announced a purge of “accounts dedicated to sharing content related to the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory.”

Conservative Leaders: Tech Companies Pose Existential Threat

January 11th, 2021 3:54 PM

Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell and more than 30 conservative leaders issued a statement Monday calling for the breakup of Big Tech companies including Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple after their sweeping acts of censorship against conservatives and President Donald Trump this past week.

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CNN CELEBRATES Twitter Banning Trump: He’s ‘Been Kneecapped!’

January 8th, 2021 9:14 PM

Mark it down, NewsBusters readers: January 8, 2021 will go down as one of the greatest days in the lives of more than a few CNN charlatans due to the massive, unprecedented crackdown on American free speech, including Twitter’s permanent banning of President Trump. On CNN’s Situation Room, the mood was euphoric as they celebrated the “amazing situation” and “historic moment” of…

25 Times Big Tech Claimed They Censored Conservatives by Mistake

December 21st, 2020 11:31 AM

Big Tech has eviscerated free speech on social media. There have been at least 25 famous, well-documented examples of when Big Tech companies censored conservatives, allegedly by mistake since August 7. 2018.

Twitter CENSORS Conservative Commentators after Trump Retweets: Report

November 19th, 2020 2:16 PM

Twitter censored multiple conservative commentators shortly after they were retweeted by President Donald Trump. Trump supporters being suspended without warning and condemning Twitter leadership via Parler may be a sign of the times. “Twitter has suspended the accounts of journalist and videographer Savanah Hernandez (@sav_says_) and historical and conservative commentator going by ‘Stonewall…

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Nets Censor Grilling of Big Tech at Conservative Censorship Hearing

November 17th, 2020 9:20 PM

At a contentious Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Senate Republicans torched the liberal CEOs of Facebook and Twitter for their sleazy censorship of conservatives on their platforms. Ironically, the events at the hearing were subsequently censored by ABC, CBS, and NBC as they refused to share the news during their evening newscasts. Instead, they chose to fear-monger about…

Sen. Josh Hawley Skewers Social Media Firms as ‘Robber Barons’

November 17th, 2020 1:54 PM

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) raked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over the coals in a Nov. 17 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. “You’re the robber barons,” said Hawley to both Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. “Your companies are the most powerful companies in the world and I’m going to talk about how you’re coordinating together to control information.”

Senator Mike Lee Torches Big Tech for History of One-Sided ‘Mistakes’

November 17th, 2020 1:52 PM

On Tuesday, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) raked Facebook and Twitter over the coals at a hearing for having a history of “mistakes” that overwhelmingly appear to target conservatives.

Meghan McCain Royally Chastises Media, Pollsters for Gaslighting U.S.

November 4th, 2020 5:17 AM

With many votes and key states still outstanding Wednesday morning in the aftermath of Election Day 2020, one of the few things that were clear was that predictions from pollsters and the media were AGAIN grossly inaccurate. And AGAIN, showed the Democratic candidate with a larger lead than actually panned out. Embodying the frustrations of millions of Americans around the country,…

Dem Asks Big Tech to Censor MORE, Decries Trump 'Propaganda Parrots’

October 28th, 2020 1:09 PM

In a hearing about Big Tech censorship, one Democrat called for more censorship against opinions and information he dislikes. Democrat Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) condemned Trump’s “propaganda parrots” on Fox News and his fellow conservatives for “peddling a myth” at a Big Tech hearing.