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Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/elon-musks-twitter-is-still-us-state-affiliated-media ❖ A couple of months into Elon Musk's control of Twitter, it's fair to say that from an anti-censorship, pro-transparency perspective there have been a few positive results of the platform coming under new management. The revelations from the Twitter

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/the-us-government-sees-silicon-valley-as-part-of-its-propaganda-machine ❖ The Biden administration is reportedly considering opening a national security review of Elon Musk's business ventures which could see the plutocrat's purchase of Twitter blocked by the White House, in part because Musk is perceived as having an "increasingly Russia-friendly

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/new-media-are-as-intertwined-with-imperial-power-as-old-media ❖ Alan MacLeod has a new article out with Mintpress News showing how most of the supposedly independent "fact-checking" organizations which Facebook has partnered with to police the information people are allowed to see on the platform about the war

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/paypal-blocks-multiple-alternative-media-figures-critical-of-us-empire-narratives ❖ In what appears to be yet another escalation in Silicon Valley's redoubled efforts to quash dissident voices since the beginning of the Ukraine war, PayPal has just blocked the accounts of multiple alternative media voices who've been speaking critically

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/people-overestimate-the-us-war-machine-and-underestimate-the-us-propaganda-machine ❖ If you use Twitter and engage with the subject of the war in Ukraine, you've probably noticed a verified account called The Kyiv Independent pop up while you're scrolling through your feed which puts out highly biased content in

Listen to a reading of this article:https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/censorship-by-algorithm-does-far-more-damage-than-conventional-censorship ❖ Journalist Jonathan Cook has a new blog post out on his experience with being throttled into invisibility by Silicon Valley algorithmic suppression that will ring all too familiar for any online content creators who've been sufficiently critical of official