The Government Should Stop Telling Facebook To Suppress COVID-19 'Misinformation'

Posted on AllSides July 16th, 2021
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The federal government is stepping up its effort to purge the internet of COVID-19 "misinformation." On Thursday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki singled out a dozen specific anti-vaccine Facebook accounts and called on the platform to ban them.

"There's about 12 people who are producing 65 percent of vaccine misinformation on social media platforms," said Psaki. "All of them remain active on Facebook, despite some even being banned on other platforms, including ones that Facebook owns."

She was discussing a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) report on "confronting health misinformation." It...

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