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Journalism Study Claims Search Engines And Social Media ‘Not Neutral’

October 8, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ The liberal media are ready to redefine social media platforms as something only they can use freely. Harvard Kennedy School’s Joan Donovan and Data and Society head Danah Boyd wrote in a white paper that tech companies were responsible for a “new wave of hate groups.” The authors stated that platforms […]

Peggy Noonan On Facebook And Google: ’Break Them Up’

June 8, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ As Facebook drowns in privacy scandals censorship, investigations, conservatives are being urged to avoid working with the platform. Wall Street Journal’s columnist Peggy Noonan wrote that Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg were using conservatives as “pawns.” In an June 6 column that eviscerated Zuckerberg as a “prince in his castle,” […]

Algorithms And Shadow Bans Threaten Free Speech And Political Diversity

May 4, 2019 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Powerful forces threatening free and open exchanges of public communications have infiltrated social media. No, I’m not referring only to Russia, China, North Korea, and Iranian mullahs. Those threats are lurking in secret algorithms in the darkness of shadow bans, and are hidden under Silicon Valley censorship platforms. There is little […]

Conservatives Call For Tech Giants To Split Ties With SPLC

April 7, 2019 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Silicon Valley has enormous power over the flow of information that reaches people around the globe. That’s why it’s vital for Americans to understand how tech giants can manipulate information, either intentionally or unwittingly, to advance a political agenda. Now, 34 conservative leaders are banding together to call for tech giants […]

Silicon Valley And Free Speech

November 23, 2018 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Social media tech behemoths have amassed astonishing economic lobbying swag and far-left-leaning ideological sway with rapidly expanding influences. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, four of the world’s ten largest market cap corporations are Silicon Valley companies: Amazon ($860 billion), Microsoft ($833 billion), Alphabet-Google ($765 billion), and Facebook ($445 billion). Two of the remaining […]

Press Ignores Weak U.S. And World Economy’s Impact On Intel’s Layoffs

April 20, 2016 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ In another blow to the U.S. and worldwide economy, chipmaker Intel announced today that it is reducing its worldwide workforce by 12,000 people, a cut of 11 percent. Of course, there are tech-related reasons why the company made the move, most notably the shift by some users to tablets and smartphones, where […]

Brooklyn Federal Court Sides With Apple, Emboldening Tech Giant In San Bernardino Case

March 4, 2016 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ Congress, not the courts, should sort out competing claims of privacy and security in today’s high-tech communications.  In a ruling that could have ramifications for Apple’s battle with the FBI over the iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorist, a federal magistrate-judge in Brooklyn yesterday denied the government’s request in a […]