By Dave Andrusko I’m guessing there are very few reader of NRL News Today who are not aware of the growing controversy over the censoring of pro-life and conservative content by social media giants such as Twitter and Amazon and Google and Facebook. Typically the “explanation” is a lame variation of “the dog ate my …Continue reading "Facebook censors NY Post columnist’s story on Trump supporters as “spam"
By Calvin Freiburger WELDON SPRING, Missouri, August 2, 2018 – A feel-good video about a Missouri judicial candidate’s nephew overcoming a severe birth defect is the latest to be rejected as “shocking, disrespectful,” and/or “sensational” under the social media giant’s controversial ad approval system. Chris McDonough is a municipal court judge and a Republican candidate …Continue reading "Facebook blocks Republican judge from boosting video of nephew overcoming severe birth defect"
By Right to Life of Michigan We’re happy to report that Wexford/Missaukee Right to Life of Michigan is able to use advertising on Facebook again! Yesterday reporters from Mlive and the Detroit News contacted Facebook about their unexplained ban, and Facebook reversed itself. Mlive ran a story today on the issue. The restoration was very similar …Continue reading "Facebook restored Wexford/Missaukee RTL’s ad account"
By Right to Life of Michigan Grand Rapids, Mich. — Wexford/Missaukee Right to Life, an affiliate of Right to Life of Michigan, discovered on October 4 that their Facebook advertising account had been shut down without explanation. This is the third time this year Michigan prolife organizations have had their Facebook advertising accounts summarily banned. …Continue reading "Facebook shuts down Michigan prolifers again"
Editor’s note. The following comes from Right to Life of Michigan, NRLC’s state affiliate. This morning someone messaged our Facebook page, asking if our ad account had been reactivated yet. It turns out it had been reactivated, though Facebook gave us no notice. Later this morning the Detroit News called, saying they talked with Facebook last …Continue reading "Facebook reactivated our ad account"
By Right to Life of Michigan In recent months Facebook has declared a crackdown on what it deems “fake news.” Right to Life of Michigan may be the latest legitimate organization swept up in this crackdown. On April 18, Right to Life of Michigan staff discovered that our advertising account had been shut down without …Continue reading "Facebook shut down RTL of Michigan’s ad account, claiming prolife news is “fake news”"
By Dave Andrusko Ok, I grant you there is no necessary linkage. But… (1) Facebook’s cofounder has pledged to give $20 million “to political groups that support Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton,” according to the Washington Post. (2) That, as of May, “Facebook employees as individuals have donated more than $114,000 to Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton …Continue reading "Facebook reverses course after first offering absurd reason to reject CPC ad"
By Curtis Houck On the first Sunday morning political talk shows since the Facebook trending topics scandal broke, the major network Sunday shows and CNN’s State of the Union (with NBC’s Meet the Press preempted for a Barclay’s Premiere League game) failed to cover or debate this reported suppression of conservative stories by the social …Continue reading "Network Sunday Talk Shows Refuse to Cover Facebook Censoring Scandal"
By Kyle Drennen On Tuesday, all three network morning shows expressed shock and dismay at allegations that Facebook censored conservative political news from its supposed trending news feed. At the top of NBC’s Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie declared:“Censored by Facebook? The popular social network being accused of routinely suppressing conservative stories from its trending feed. …Continue reading "Irony: Nets Shocked by Accusations of Liberal Bias…at Facebook"
By Dave Andrusko One of the wonderful qualities of the Internet is that stories that appear one day are all but immune to age. They circulate and circulate and circulate. I wrote a story last month titled to “Pay it Forward” calling for help. People continue to respond For those who may have missed this …Continue reading "Responses to “Pay it Forward” Continue to pour in"
By Dave Andrusko Thanks to everyone who responded with such enthusiasm to “Pay it Forward” For those who may have missed this story which ran yesterday, it was an encouragement to more fully utilize social media in the defense of unborn children with a link to another story that explained how to exploit the potential …Continue reading "Great Response to “Pay it Forward”"
By Dave Andrusko Over the course of nine days we’ve discussed what happened November 6 and why. Among the promises National Right to Life made (to quote our President, Carol Tobias) was that “NRLC will be seeking to expand our programs, but I assure you, we will also continue to work on the basics.” We …Continue reading "Pay it Forward"