VICE NEWS: Twitter 'Shadow Bans' are a real thing

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If you can believe it, VICE News put down their victim-driven gonzo journalism approach to reporting about transgender meth addicts in Cambodia, in exchange for…actual news? Wait, and, is it actually a defense of conservative voices?

Yesterday they published an article titled, "Twitter is 'shadow banning' prominent Republicans like the RNC chair and Trump Jr.'s spokesman," in which the journalist Alex Thompson examined the growing trend to mute conservative voices online — which, as we've said before, is pretty ironic considering leftists and their alarmism regarding the repeal of Net Neutrality.

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The article reveals what many of us have long suspected:

Twitter is limiting the visibility of prominent Republicans in search results — a technique known as 'shadow banning' — in what it says is a side effect of its attempts to improve the quality of discourse on the platform.

Republican Party chairwoman Ronna McDaniel is one of several major Republican figures who have stopped showing up in search results.

The notion that social media companies would suppress certain political points of view should concern every American. Twitter owes the public answers to what's really going on.

Trump Jr. tweeted the following:

So now @twitter is censoring @GOPChairwoman? Enough is enough with this crap. @Jack it's time for you to #StopTheBias against conservatives and Trump supporters and fix this once and for all.

The article concludes with a call for action:

Democrats, for their part, have largely rolled their eyes at conservative claims of discrimination. … But Facebook and Twitter have appeared to take the conservative criticism seriously and have arranged a series of meetings and public reviews aimed to build up trust with influential figures on the right.

Despite some evidence that Diamond and Silk were exaggerating their claims, Facebook publicly apologized to the duo in front of Congress last week. And Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey convened a D.C. dinner on June 19 with prominent conservatives including White House advisor Mercedes Schlapp, Fox News commentator Guy Benson, and tax activist Grover Norquist, as the Washington Post first reported. But the black box of the platforms' changes still has conservatives wary.

The #StopTheBias hashtag has been trending. Maybe, just maybe, people will start listening.

"This type of opaque behavior by social media companies is exactly why conservatives are speaking out and demanding more transparency and accountability," House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California told VICE News in a statement. "The bias has to stop."

The #StopTheBias hashtag has been trending. Maybe, just maybe, people will start listening.

As politicians and the mainstream media continue to insist that America is divided and at each other's throats, Dr. Ben Carson has a different message. He joined the "Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to discuss his time in the Trump administration and how we move forward and heal America. Overall, he says, we must realize "Americans are NOT each other's enemies."

Watch the video clip below to catch more of the conversation, or enjoy the full interview with Dr. Ben Carson here.

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Does parody even exist anymore? Filmmaker Ami Horowitz recently went to Yale University to ask students to sign his 'petition' to repeal the U.S. Constitution — and they actually did it!

Ami joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" recently to describe how this wasn't just a few people — this was 65 percent of those he asked, and NO ONE seemed to think it was a bad idea.

Watch the video below to hear more from Ami Horowitz:

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The far left is tearing apart the social fabric of our country in the name of "progress." From its emphasis on government dependency, to the $15 minimum wage, to the embrace of Marxist Critical Race Theory in our schools, the Left is destroying our culture and way of life.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck spoke with Christopher Rufo, director of the Center on Wealth and Poverty, about the latest insane example of the Marxist lies destroying the minds of our kids: A New York school sent parents a "white identities" chart advocating for "white traitors" and "white abolitionists."

Watch the video clip below or find the full episode here:

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There is an all-out assault on the social fabric of our country. The kids are NOT all right. In the name of "progress," we're destroying their minds with Marxist lies. In the name of "safety," we're destroying their souls by keeping them locked down.

On his Glenn TV special this week, Glenn Beck takes on the national suicide that the Left is committing by destroying our culture and way of life and how it's also leading to actual suicide of our kids. Experts on the front lines expose how the lies of critical race theory are crippling our children's future and provide tools for parents to fight back.

Finally, Glenn hears from a parent who tragically lost his teen son, who took his own life due to COVID isolation. He has a powerful message for parents, teachers, and politicians who he says are failing our kids.

Watch the special in full below:

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