Skip to comments.Bombshell: Feds Paid Companies to Silence Trump, His Family, and Supporters on Social Media Around 2020 Election
Posted on 10/03/2022 7:37:46 AM PDT by bitt
The federal government has been working with a group of four private companies to flag supposed election “misinformation” for censorship by social media platforms.
Two recent reports, published on Friday and Saturday by Just the News, reveal the group was responsible for the censorship of 20 news outlets during the 2020 election.
After Biden was in the White House, Just the News reported, the group was “rewarded” with millions of taxpayer dollars and its work continues today.
Most of the targeted groups were right-leaning in their coverage. Those outlets include Just the News, the New York Post, The Epoch Times, The Washington Times and the Washington Examiner.
In addition, the group, which calls itself the Election Integrity Partnership, put together a list of “repeat spreaders” of election misinformation in 2020. The list included now-former President Donald Trump, his sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump and a number of other prominent right-leaning figures on social media.
The four members of the EIP are the Stanford Internet Observatory, the University of Washington’s Center for an Informed Public, the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab and Graphika, which deals in social media analytics.
In a lengthy report dated June 15, 2021, the EIP describes itself as an “information exchange” between various entities, including “election officials, government agencies, civil society organizations, social media platforms, the media, and the research community.” The report said the EIP helps these groups pass information back and forth regarding supposed “mis- and disinformation” occurring on social media.
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It would be a shock if they did not do this. I am surprised the Feds had to pay. I thought the companies would voluntarily do this.
Biden administration gave millions in tax dollars to groups after election, records show. Election Integrity Partnership says it had 35% success rate getting tech platforms to label, remove or restrict content.
Just the News, New York Post, Fox News, Epoch Times and Breitbart were identified among the “most prominent domains” whose election coverage was cited in tweets flagged by the Election Integrity Partnership and its collaborators.
Oh goody, another bombshell? 🤪🤗😆🤭
I am going to file this under No Effn S+++
So what is anybody doing about this “Bombshell”?
Fundamental to the steal and totalitarian in outlook and practice.
President Trump was the head of the government that was working against him.
The usual, nothing.
I wouldn’t be at all surprised.
And then they still had to cheat.
The Feds paid the MSM to promote the vaccines. All the MSM including Fox News and Newsmax took the money.
Why would you expect them to do it voluntarily? Just because they are liberals?
It's not a "bombshell," it's obvious.
It would be a "bombshell" if the congressional Republicans did something about it.
You can be damn sure that if the party labels were reversed, the Democrats wouldn't stop until people were marched off to a prison cell.
Yes. They drink from the same fountain of beliefs.
Unfortunately the Republicans won’t do anything. However, saying that if the Federal government used taxpayer money to partnership with the private sector to go after a Presidential candidate, who is the President I would say there is a nice class action lawsuit against those companies as well as RICO violations that should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
It actually is a huge bombshell. It’s just that we’ve seen hundreds of huge “bombshells” come and nothing happens.
If it was proved Biden’s hurricane machine caused Ian, it would just quietly appear and disappear from the news with no repercussions.
I am surprised the Feds had to pay. I thought the companies would voluntarily do this.
The overwhelming number of Feds are liberals so this is no surprise. They will do anything to perpetuate the corrupt system that nourishes and rewards them. Simple as that.
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