Seoul’s media crackdown prompts statement from Foreign Correspondents’ Club

Seoul’s media crackdown prompts statement from Foreign Correspondents’ Club

by WorldTribune Staff, March 18, 2019 Media outlets and free speech advocates in South Korea are criticizing a move by the government of leftist President Moon Jae-In to introduce a system which could block YouTube, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Apple, Netflix, and other online and social network services. South Korean conservatives have complained of government […]

Report: Google will ‘shift toward censorship’ to appease China

Report: Google will ‘shift toward censorship’ to appease China

by WorldTribune Staff, October 10, 2018 Google is likely to willfully comply with censorship demands to gain a foothold in countries with authoritarian governments, a leaked document says. “The Good Censor” document concludes that Google “will have to continue its move towards censorship if it wishes to appease national governments and continue its global expansion. It […]

Report: Google’s HR ordered deletion of China memo after furious execs learned it was circulating

Report: Google’s HR ordered deletion of China memo after furious execs learned it was circulating

by WorldTribune Staff, September 23, 2018 Google employees were told to delete a memo which leaked details about the tech giant’s plans to launch a search engine in China which will comply with Beijing’s rigid censorship demands, a report said. “The memo, authored by a Google engineer who was asked to work on the project, […]

Benghazi hero suspended by Twitter after tweet criticizing Obama

Benghazi hero suspended by Twitter after tweet criticizing Obama

by WorldTribune Staff, September 10, 2018 Barack Obama re-entered the political arena in a Sept. 7 speech in Illinois where the former president bashed his successor, attempted to take credit for President Donald Trump’s economy, and slammed Benghazi “conspiracy theories.” “The politics of division and paranoia has found a home, unfortunately, in the Republican party. […]

Trump to ‘masters of the universe’: Un-American to silence conservative voices

Trump to ‘masters of the universe’: Un-American to silence conservative voices

by WorldTribune Staff, August 31, 2018 President Donald Trump on Aug. 30 warned America’s tech giants, who have been termed “masters of the universe,” against censoring conservative voices. “I’ve made it clear that we as a country cannot tolerate political censorship, blacklisting, and rigged search results,” Trump said in calling out companies such as Google, […]

Top Google News story on Aug. 28? CNN saying Google News isn’t ‘rigged’

Top Google News story on Aug. 28? CNN saying Google News isn’t ‘rigged’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 29, 2018 CNN, one of the top beneficiaries of what President Donald Trump called a “rigged” Google News system in favor of “fake news,” found itself once again on top of the Google News search with an Aug. 28 report – on how Google News isn’t “rigged.” When users visited the […]

Closed Silicon Valley summit addresses ‘election protection’ weeks before midterms

Closed Silicon Valley summit addresses ‘election protection’ weeks before midterms

by WorldTribune Staff, August 24, 2018 A dozen of the largest U.S. tech companies sent representatives to a private meeting on Aug. 24 to discuss how to handle warring political digital media strategies ahead of the 2018 midterms. Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, invited the companies, which include Google, Microsoft, and Snapchat, to […]

Conservatives charge social media ‘menace’ goes far beyond Alex Jones

Conservatives charge social media ‘menace’ goes far beyond Alex Jones

by WorldTribune Staff, August 22, 2018 “It appears that Google, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter have all gone to war with President Trump, and are punishing anyone who dares to speak up for him,” columnist Doug Wead wrote for The Federalist on Aug. 17. Wead noted that new membership on his Facebook page “stopped dead,” and […]

Blogger: Left has ‘outsourced censorship’ of conservative news, views to Silicon Valley

Blogger: Left has ‘outsourced censorship’ of conservative news, views to Silicon Valley

by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2018 Since the First Amendment prohibits the Left from achieving its goal of government suppression of conservative speech, liberals have “outsourced censorship” of speech they don’t like to the tech giants in Silicon Valley, a prominent conservative blogger wrote. “Liberals control every newspaper in America, as far as I know, […]

Alex Jones: 5.6 million new subscribers following big tech purge

Alex Jones: 5.6 million new subscribers following big tech purge

by WorldTribune Staff, August 9, 2018 In the 48 hours after big tech companies blacklisted his Infowars site, Alex Jones says 5.6 million people subscribed to his free newsletter and podcast. The accounts of Jones and Infowars were canceled by YouTube, Facebook, Apple, LinkedIn, Spotify, Stitcher, and Pinterest. “The good news is Infowars has had […]