One of the ways Big Tech and media censorship has been justified is coping with the problem of “hyperpartisan” media.
The category, like most disinformation categories, is wholly artificial and the lines around it have been carefully drawn to mostly select conservative outlets with a handful of very obnoxiously lefty pages, like Occupy Democrats, which is a joke even on the Left, dragooned in. But what’s important isn’t as much what’s included as what’s excluded. And while Facebook was suppressing so-called hyperpartisan media, it was boosting CNN, the New York Times, and NPR… partisan outlets.
Or to put it another way, the waythe lines were drawnleft none or almost no pro-Trump media in the wire, but filled it with pro-Biden media.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg changed the platform’s algorithm following the 2020 election to highlight outlets like CNN, the New York Times and NPR, according to areport from…
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