Conservative websites censored by Google's new fact-check feature as most liberal sites are ignored

Conservative websites censored by Google’s new fact-check feature as most liberal sites are ignored

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Google, the most powerful search engine in the world, is now displaying fact checks for conservative publications in its results.

No prominent liberal site receives the same treatment.

And not only is Google’s fact-checking highly partisan — perhaps reflecting the sentiments of its leaders — it is also blatantly wrong, asserting sites made “claims” they demonstrably never made.

When searching for a media outlet that leans right, like The Daily Caller (TheDC), Google gives users details on the sidebar, including what topics the site typically writes about, as well as a sidebar titled “Reviewed Claims.”

Vox, and other left-wing outlets and blogs like Gizmodo, are not given the same fact-check treatment. When searching their names, a “Topics they write about” section appears, but there are no “Reviewed Claims.”

In fact, a review of mainstream outlets, as well as other outlets associated with liberal and conservative audiences, shows that only the conservative sites feature the highly misleading, subjective analysis. Several conservative-leaning outlets like TheDC are “vetted,” while equally partisan sites like Vox, ThinkProgress, Slate, The Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Salon, Vice and Mother Jones are spared.

Occupy Democrats is apparently the only popular content provider from that end of the political spectrum with a fact-checking section.

Ostensibly trying to sum up the crux of the post, the third-party “fact-checking” organization says the “claim” in a DC article that special Counsel Robert Mueller is hiring people that “are all Hillary Clinton supporters” is misleading, if not false.

This article continues at [] Google’s New Fact-Check Feature Almost Exclusively Targets Conservative Sites

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  1. Justin probably does not know or care to know that one man, a wig, persuaded a group of other liberals who supported confederation, to cross the house and rescue John MacDonald with his minority government. Thus the conservatives with a few clear minded Wigs established our beloved country. From the beginning, Liberals were not really in favor of a Canada where everyone could live and speak freely. Justin now insists that all those who apply for government funding for student jobs and social projects, must think and act like he does, avidly promoting the murder of babies.

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