Posted: March 22, 2022 12:01 AM
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There has been a lot of news about censorship lately. The mainstream media is reporting on Vladimir Putin’s war against Ukraine and his efforts to dissuade the Russian people from hearing the truth about what President Biden has called war crimes. Dictionary.com defines a censor as: “An officer who examines books, dramas, news reports, movies, radio and television programs, correspondence, cable programs, etc. For the purpose. That “official” could be a head of state, like Putin, the head of a news operation, or even an independent reporter. Anyone who chooses to suppress a story or fails to carry out an investigation because it is inconsistent with their worldview may be labeled a censor. Which brings me to the Hunter Biden Laptop story which is the “discovery” of the New York Times that his laptop and its contents are, after all, real. Not only did the Times and other major and social media ignore the story, in some cases the story was deemed deceptive and blocked on various platforms. I think the more accurate explanation of why the story was censored by these entities is that it was broken. By the New York Post, which.
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