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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Social Media Censorship?

 Paul M. Barrett and J. Grant Sims have a report at the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights titled "False Accusation:  The Unfounded Claim that  Social Media Companies Censor Conservatives."

The claim that social media companies censor conservatives has shaped debate about issues ranging from the fallout from the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot to reform of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which protects platforms against liability for user posts and content moderation decisions. But the censorship claim is false, as our report demonstrates by analyzing available data and individual examples.