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In a search in the browser Google Chrome, 6 of the top 20 conservative sites had “reviewed claims” showcased in the summary. By contrast, none of the top 20 liberal sites had “reviewed claims.” Instead, three of them -- The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The New Yorker -- had “awards” displayed where “reviewed claims” would have been.
According to Eric Lieberman of the Daily Caller, “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.”
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Thirty percent of the top 20 conservative sites, as reported by PJ Media, were slammed by such fact checking sites as Snopes, FactCheck.org, Politifact, and ClimateFeedback.org. None of the top 20 liberal sites, as reported by TopTere.com, were targeted at all.
The conservative sites that were censored with “reviewed claims” by Google were Breitbart, The Daily Caller, The Daily Wire, The Blaze, Gateway Pundit, and WorldNet Daily (WND). For Breitbart, the stories targeted were ones involving climate change, as well as the Clinton Uranium One scandal. Anything involving the Uranium One scandal was labelled by Snopes as “unproven.”
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The Daily Caller was given the Snopes treatment for it’s stories on climate change and immigration. For whatever reason, a Snopes article about Iceland’s elimination of Down syndrome through abortion was also given under the Daily Caller’s “reviewed claims,” even though the article itself does...
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