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If social media companies control both the medium and the message—without oversight or transparency—they take the leap from a being a ‘walled garden’ to a selectively clear-cut forest.

Jillian C. York

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Social media, news, and the right to know

Jillian C. York
Nov 18 2015

The idea for Onlinecensorship.org was born in 2011, when Facebook took down a link posted by popular band Coldplay.


If social media companies control both the medium and the message—without oversight or transparency—they take the leap from a being a ‘walled garden’ to a selectively clear-cut forest.

Jillian C. York

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