YouTube Removes Project Veritas Video on Google Bias

Headline Roundup June 25th, 2019

YouTube, which is owned by Google, removed a video created by nonprofit Project Veritas, a site that aims to expose corruption, about Google and its alleged bias. The video showed undercover footage of Google's Head of Responsible Innovation Jen Gennai discussing the tech giant’s search algorithm. Those on the right say Gennai’s comments mean Google is biased and the search giant is taking a role in influencing what information is available to shape elections. Gennai says the video was selectively edited to appear ominous. As of Tuesday evening, the story is largely being ignored by media outlets on the left.

YouTube Removes Project Veritas Video on Google Bias

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This morning, YouTube, which is owned by Google, removed a video created by Project Veritas, a nonprofit founded by conservative James O’Keefe that is dedicated to exposing corruption. The video showed undercover footage of Google executive Jen Gennai discussing the tech giant’s search algorithm. Some of those on the right say Gennai’s comments confirm Google is biased and that the search giant is taking a role in shaping elections. As of Tuesday evening, the story is largely being ignored by media outlets on the left. Overall, the controversy raises concerns...

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From the Right
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Well. Shocking… but not shocking at all.

Project Veritas and founder James O’Keefe have scored a scoop from an identified Google whistleblower, replete with video and inside documents. Here’s the Project Veritas headline and story:

"Insider Blows Whistle & Exec Reveals Google Plan to Prevent “Trump situation” in 2020 on Hidden Cam."

The story begins this way:

"(New York City) — Project Veritas has released a new report on Google which includes undercover video of a Senior Google Executive, leaked documents, and testimony from a Google insider. The report appears...

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Jen Gennai, head of responsible innovation and global affairs at Google, wrote in a Medium post that members of James O’Keefe’s conservative group Project Veritas filmed her without her consent and “selectively edited” her words to make it seem like Google was influencing the 2020 election. Gennai called this nonsense and wrote that “I was explaining how Google’s Trust and Safety team is working to help prevent the types of online foreign interference that happened in 2016.” Gennai quotes Google CEO Sundar Pichai in saying that “we do not bias...

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