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Exclusive: Media Research Center’s Censortrack Database Documents 6,000+ Online Censorship Cases

Posted on AllSides October 18th, 2023
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The Media Research Center (MRC)’s Censortrack database, which tracks online censorship, has surpassed 6,000 cases. Examples include over 700 cases of criticism of incumbent President Joe Biden, as well as a variety of posts on political debates such as transgenderism and the coronavirus response.

Cases of censorship range across platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter/X, Google, and YouTube.

In one recent example, an Instagram video from the Atlas Society, a libertarian nonprofit, was censored as “false information” for criticizing the Biden administration’s border policies. In another case, Instagram fact-checkers censored a...

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