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Trump taps conservative pundits for ‘social media summit’

Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk and PragerU are among the conservative voices that have been tapped to attend next week’s White House “social media summit.” That news is courtesy of The Washington Post, which highlights some of the plans for the July 11 event, set to focus on “opportunities and challenges of today’s online environment.”

The move won’t come as a surprise to anyone who has followed the news cycle since Trump took office. While social media sites have been…

YouTube CEO expresses remorse, stands by Steven Crowder controversy decision

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At a Q&A during CodeCon, CEO Susan Wojcicki was asked if YouTube made the right call regarding conservative YouTuber Steven Crowder. Crowder recently made headlines after being accused of using racial and homophobic abuse against Vox journalist Carlos Maza.

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YouTube CEO expresses remorse, stands by Steven Crowder controversy decision

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At a Q&A during CodeCon, CEO Susan Wojcicki was asked if YouTube made the right call regarding conservative YouTuber Steven Crowder. Crowder recently made headlines after being accused of using racial and homophobic abuse against Vox journalist Carlos Maza.

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Connection found between political affiliation, belief in ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ plausibility, survey shows

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The survey, conducted by Morning Consult and “The Hollywood Reporter,” found that 32 percent of liberal-leaning people found the show’s storyline to be grounded in truth and a reality that could come. By contrast, only 17 percent of conservative-leaning people believed this statement.

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Connection found between political affiliation, belief in ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ plausibility, survey shows

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The survey, conducted by Morning Consult and “The Hollywood Reporter,” found that 32 percent of liberal-leaning people found the show’s storyline to be grounded in truth and a reality that could come. By contrast, only 17 percent of conservative-leaning people believed this statement.

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Connection found between political affiliation, belief in ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ plausibility, survey shows

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The survey, conducted by Morning Consult and “The Hollywood Reporter,” found that 32 percent of liberal-leaning people found the show’s storyline to be grounded in truth and a reality that could come. By contrast, only 17 percent of conservative-leaning people believed this statement.

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Connection found between political affiliation, belief in ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ plausibility, survey shows

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The survey, conducted by Morning Consult and “The Hollywood Reporter,” found that 32 percent of liberal-leaning people found the show’s storyline to be grounded in truth and a reality that could come. By contrast, only 17 percent of conservative-leaning people believed this statement.

Read here. Read more…

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‘You are making these crimes possible’: Facebook, YouTube torn apart by UK lawmakers

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Representatives from Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter were grilled and admonished on Tuesday by UK lawmakers angry at the spread of extremist and criminal content.

The UK parliamentary committee hearing was spurred by the spread of the graphic Christchurch shooting video, which the platforms struggled to contain. The shooter, who killed 50 people and injured 50 more at two mosques in New Zealand, livestreamed his crime on Facebook.

Both liberal and conservative politicians slammed the…

Why the hell is The Daily Caller ‘fact-checking’ for Facebook?

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Nothing goes together like “fact checking” and “Tucker Carlson,” right?

Facebook has a new fact-checking partner, Axios first reported Thursday: CheckYourFact.com, the fact-checking arm of The Daily Caller, a right-wing website founded by conspiracy theorist peddler Tucker Carlson.

CheckYourFact.com describes itself as “editorially independent” from The Daily Caller. Its funding comes from The…

Why the hell is The Daily Caller ‘fact-checking’ for Facebook?

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Nothing goes together like “fact checking” and “Tucker Carlson,” right?

Facebook has a new fact-checking partner, Axios first reported Thursday: CheckYourFact.com, the fact-checking arm of The Daily Caller, a right-wing website founded by conspiracy theorist peddler Tucker Carlson.

CheckYourFact.com describes itself as “editorially independent” from The Daily Caller. Its funding comes from The…