Social media platforms are aggressively censoring challenges to the dominant narrative on Ukraine, the ruling Democratic Party, the wars in the Middle East and the corporate state.
Facebook Warns About Consortium News Story
Facebook has put out contradictory warnings about a Consortium News article on the Bucha massacre: it both says the piece does and does not violate its standards. Joe Lauria reports.
Ukraine’s Propaganda War
Dan Cohen reveals the network of foreign strategists, Washington lobbyists and intelligence-linked media outlets behind Kiev’s public relations blitz.
Caitlin Johnstone: Facebook Says It’s OK to Kill Russians
Normally when the U.S. and its allies are involved in a war they’ll at least pay lip service to the notion that they have nothing but good will for the people of the enemy nation.
Caitlin Johnstone: The Obedient Censors at Meta
A monopolistic Silicon Valley mega-corporation deleting political speech about an important historical figure because Washington says he was a terrorist is a notably brazen act of censorship.
Dorsey’s Twitter Resignation Sparks Fears Of More Internet Censorship
Twitter’s been a free speech paradise compared to Facebook or YouTube because it doesn’t tend to participate in large-scale algorithmic suppression of unauthorized perspectives, writes Caity Johnstone.
Pro-Sandinista Social Media Accounts Blocked Days Ahead of Nicaraguan Elections
Silicon Valley’s crackdown was part and parcel of the U.S. government’s political assault on the country, writes Ben Norton.
Varoufakis Says Zuckerberg Is Stealing ‘Meta’ Name
In a tweet Friday, the Greek economist and Progressive International co-founder called out the tech giant for taking the moniker of a global anti-capitalist think tank.
The Fake ‘Facebook Whistleblower’
Two different kinds of activities are being blurred by using the same word, writes Jonathan Cook. And a lot hangs on how we use the term.
Corporate Media’s War to Snuff Out Independent Journalism
Journalist Jonathan Cook’s searing talk at the International Festival of Whistleblowing, Dissent and Accountability on Saturday on the counterattack from legacy media.