EXPOSED: Microsoft-owned ad agency Xandr blacklists GlennBeck.com


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Editor's Note: There are several major updates regarding the originally published article. Due to Kaminsky's research with the 'Washington Examiner' and public outrage to blacklists against conservatives, Microsoft's ad agency, Xandr, has removed conservative sites from their blacklist and discontinued their relationship with the Global Disinformation Index (GDI). Read the original story below.

GlennBeck.com has been financially blacklisted by Microsoft-owned ad agency, Xandr, after being listed on a leftist non-profit's "exclusion list" for propagating "disinformation." Glenn interviewed the reporter breaking the story.

Washington Examiner reporter Gabe Kaminsky broke a series of articles detailing the coordinated effort between ad agencies and leftist non-profits to financially suffocate conservative sites—including glennbeck.com.

Kaminsky found that major ad companies are seeking guidance from self-described "non-partisan" media groups to detect websites carrying "disinformation" with the aim of restricting ads on those sites, depriving conservative media outlets of vital ad revenue. Most notably, Xandr, a massive digital ad agency purchased by Microsoft from AT&T for $1 billion in 2021, announced in 2022 that they would be adopting the Global Disinformation Index's "exclusion list" to punish content that is "morally reprehensible or patently offensive," lacking "redeeming social value," or "could include false or misleading information," according to emails exposed by Kaminsky.

Major ad agencies are depriving conservative media outlets of vital ad revenue.

The "Global Disinformation Index" (GDI) is a leftist non-profit that is targeting conservative media while purporting to be "non-partisan." GDI's recently-published "Disinformation Risk Assessment" listing their self-proclaimed "10 highest and lowest-risk news outlets" demonstrates their overt-leftist bias.

Among their "10 riskiest online news outlets" list included TheBlaze, Daily Wire, New York Post, and other conservative news outlets, accusing the sites of "bias" and "prevalence of sensational language." It is little surprise that their list of the "10 lowest-risk news outlets" included left-leaning sources like the Washington Post, New York Times, NPR, Buzzfeed News, Huffington Post, and others. The only centrist news source listed on their "10 lowest-risk news outlets" was the Wall Street Journal.


GDI lists left-leaning newsources such as the 'Washington Post' and 'Huffington Post' on their 'Lowest Risk Media Outlet' list.Courtesy of the Global Disinformation Index

The "Global Disinformation Index" (GDI) is a leftist non-profit that is targeting conservative media while purporting to be "non-partisan."

GDI lists right-leaning newsources such as the 'Blaze' and 'Daily Wire' on their 'Highest Risk Media Outlet' list.Courtest of the Global Disinformation Index

GDI submitted a report to the UN stating its aim is "to defund disinformation" and break "the incentive to create it for the purpose of garnering advertising revenues." GDI compiled a larger "exclusion list" to further this end. This "exclusion list" contains 2,000 domain names, most of which are conservative-leaning, and is distributed to ad companies for the sake of restricting their ad space on those sites. Glennbeck.com is one of the 2,000 domains listed.

The aforementioned Microsoft-owned Xandr is one of the major ad companies using this list to restrict revenue to conservative media sources. An executive at an ad agency who contracts with conservative media outlets anonymously disclosed to the Washington Examiner a list of 37 conservative media outlets that Xander is financially punishing and censoring based on the fact that they are listed on GDI's "exclusion list." Glennbeck.com was included in this list alongside other conservative spokespersons' domains, including charliekirk.com, rushlimbaugh.com, billoreilly.com, hannity.com, and others.

Glennbeck.com is being financially blacklisted and punished by Microsoft-owned ad company, Xandr.

Glennbeck.com is listed among the conserative domains that are being financially punished by Microsoft-owned ad agency, Xandr.Courtesy of the 'Washington Examiner'

Even more troubling is the federal government's involvement in this collusion. Kaminsky found that his GDI has received "$330,000 from two State Department-backed entities linked to the highest levels of government." Our federal government is apparently bankrolling an organization aimed at defunding conservative platforms. This is an explicit violation of the First Amendment.

Our federal government is apparently bankrolling an organization aimed at defunding conservative platforms.

Dan Schneider, vice president for the Media Research Center's Free Speech Alliance group, compared this coordinated effort to redlining, which financially restricted African Americans' ability to buy homes, or blacklists in Hollywood that prevent conservatives from getting contracts based solely on their beliefs. As Schneider told the Washington Examiner, "What we see going on is not new."

The free press and freedom of speech are the bedrock of a free society's ability to keep the government accountable. That is why it is enshrined in the First Amendment. As Glenn said after the bombshell Twitter Files story dropped, "Without a free and independent press, you can’t have a free and independent civilization." When we don't have a free press, then the press is doing the bidding of the government, which, as Glenn said, "is what they had in Soviet Russia or what they have in China and North Korea today."

We have already seen through the Twitter Files that big tech is doing the bidding of the deep state, censoring content that threatens their leftist narrative. Now the Washington Examiner's groundbreaking story shows that "big advertising" is also in bed with leftist organizations. In both cases, the federal government is both explicitly and financially involved in censoring conservative content for its own benefit.

Democrat Mutiny? These prominent Progressives and Democratic leaders DEMAND that Biden withdraw

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Biden is still taking hard blows from both sides of the aisle after his abysmal performance in last month's presidential debate. As Glenn pointed out in his post-debate coverage, Biden came across as so incompetent that it has made many Americans scared that, should the country face a major threat, Biden would be unable to respond to it. This includes many Democrats, who are finally admitting that Biden isn't as fit as they have been claiming for the last four years.

Many names have already been suggested as potential replacements for the Democratic nominee, but many people, including some Democrats, don't believe Biden should even stay in office for the election. Here are some prominent progressives and Democratic lawmakers who have called for President Biden's resignation:

Rep. Lloyd Doggett (Texas)

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Rep. Raúl Grijalva (Arizona)

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Rep. Seth Moulton (Massachusetts)

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Rep. Mike Quigley (Illinois)

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Rep. Angie Craig (Minnesota)

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Rep. Adam Smith (Washington)

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Rep. Mikie Sherrill (New Jersey)

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Rep. Pat Ryan (New York)

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Rep. Hillary Scholten (Michigan)

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Senator Peter Welch (Vermont)

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Rep. Earl Blumenauer (Oregon)

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BONUS: Actor George Clooney

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These TOP 5 new technologies left Glenn SHOCKED

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Glenn has been covering some of the most groundbreaking, exciting, and often terrifying technological advances. Some new tech has the potential to make a positive impact. Some tech is just SUPER cool, like a flame-throwing robot dog. However, there is also a dark side to technology. Glenn exposes how some new technological developments, particularly in the realm of AI, pose serious ethical questions.

Here are the top five new technologies that Glenn covered that will make your jaw drop:

Anti-gravity device

This new technology developed by Dr. Charles Buhler and his team may change everything we know about transportation and travel. Described as "propellant-less propulsion" by Dr. Buhler, this technology appears to defy gravity and is potentially a way for people to travel into and through space without the need for rockets. It doesn't stop there either, this tech could be used to forever change the way we travel here on Earth.

Human embryo-powered supercomputer

To have massively powerful AI, something, which many people seem to have an invested interest in, you need a lot of electricity to power the computers that host the artificial intelligences. Naturally, this energy consumption upsets the environmentalists so in response a terrifying solution was developed. Bio Processors are essentially computer chips powered by human cells, specifically stem cells, which are predominantly harvested from embryos. These Bio Processors have a limited shelf life, meaning they need a steady supply of stem cells to keep the computers that use them operational. What could be more terrifying than an AI that eats human cells?

Voice-stealing AI

When ChatGPT came out in late 2022 its power and versatility took the world by storm. Suddenly, students had it write entire essays in mere seconds, and it was creating songs and poems with ease. The capabilities of the ChatGPT AI were as disturbing as they were impressive, but after a recent update, it took a hard turn towards disturbing. OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, decided to give the program a voice and tried to recruit famous actress Scarlett Johansson to lend her voice to the machine. After she declined the offer, OpenAI went ahead and released the update for ChatGPT featuring a voice that sounded eerily similar to Johansson's. While OpenAI claims it's a different, similar-sounding voice actress, the idea that a computer is going around with your stolen voice is terrifying.

Flamethrower robot dog

How could you possibly ever make something cooler than a flamethrower? Simple, strap it to the back of a robotic dog of course! Originally built to help fight forest fires (ironically enough) by creating backburns, Glenn pointed out that a pack of these bad boys patrolling your property would be the ultimate home defense. Nobody would come anywhere near your house if it was guarded by a few of these firey companions.

Wormhole-generating UFO's

It's been a decade since the tragic disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. No trace of the aircraft or any of its passengers, except a few small pieces of debris, were ever found nor was an official cause of the disappearance ever given. There have been an infinite number of theories explaining what might have happened, but this one from investigative journalist Ashton Forbes might take the cake for the wildest. Forbes joined Glenn on his radio show and brought with him convincing video evidence that seemed to show the now-missing aircraft being circled by three mysterious orbs before suddenly disappearing in a flash of light. Does this video show the doomed aircraft being sucked into an artificial wormhole, or is it an amazing piece of hoaxwork?

THESE TOP 10 Founding Fathers' quotes help us remember America's original vision

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Independence Day is one of the few days when Americans come together to celebrate our country and the continued vision that our Founding Fathers crafted in 1776. But what is that vision? It seems with every passing July 4th, Americans lose even more of a sense of what the original intent of our nation was supposed to be. It's becoming increasingly important to read the Founding Fathers in their own words and to remember the vision that they cast for our nation. Here are our TOP 10 favorite Founding Fathers' quotes to help us remember their original views of government, freedom, and the American vision.

"The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty." —James Madison

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"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." —Benjamin Franklin

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"Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light." —George Washington

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"The people are the only legitimate fountain of power." —James Madison

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"I agree with you that it is the duty of every good citizen to use all the opportunities, which occur to him, for preserving documents relating to the history of our country." —Thomas Jefferson

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“Human passions unbridled by morality and religion… would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net.” —John Adams

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"Those who stand for nothing will fall for everything." —Alexander Hamilton

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“The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse.” —James Madison

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"I fear that in every elected office, members will obtain an influence by noise, not by sense. By meanness, not greatness. By ignorance, not learning. By contracted hearts, not large souls. There must be decency and respect." —John Adams

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“We must go home to be happy, and our home is not in this world. Here we have nothing to do but our duty.” —John Jay

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We live in a dark time, so it is more important now than ever to make sure you are anchored to the truth.

Glenn was recently on the “Chicks on the Right” podcast for a follow-up interview after Amy Jo Clark and Miriam Weaver joined Glenn on his podcast back in March. The three dove into a lively discussion that touched on several things happening in Glenn's personal life, and Glenn delved into the importance of truth in our increasingly Orwellian society.

Glenn told the “Chicks” about his upcoming first novel for young adults, Chasing Embers, which is set in a dystopian world where the wildest WEF fantasies have come true and history has been completely rewritten. Glenn revealed that he was inspired to write the book while reading Karl Marx. He reflected on how Karl Marx was, and still is in many cases, considered this articulate revolutionary, but when compared to the words of the Founding Fathers, his articulation and arguments pale in comparison. He wanted to explore the idea, "What if Jefferson was the revolutionary again, not Marx?" Chasing Embers asks how we preserve the philosophies of the founders and the values of the Constitution so that our children have a chance to discover it if the world turns completely upside down.

Glenn also discussed how important it is to learn history, to anchor yourself in truth, God, and the Constitution, and our responsibility to preserve them in the face of the dystopian movement that is increasingly encroaching on Western civilization. Glenn described the country as "suicidal" and posited whether we can rein in a nation that is hurdling itself towards the brink. He said we can do our part to help, but unless the country decides it wants to live, it will die. We have to be prepared to endure such a scenario with our morals intact and the necessary knowledge to rebuild on hand.

Towards the end of the conversation, Glenn revealed some of the lessons he's learned in his decades on radio. He said that you have to know yourself--both the good and bad--be ready to defend your beliefs, and admit when you are wrong.

This is a podcast you won't want to miss. Click here to listen to the FULL discussion.