On Tuesday, February 6 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time, prominent online conservative and moderate voices impacted by social media bias, shadow banning and other methods meant to silence voices and limit readers and viewers access to information, will gather at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., to discuss social media neutrality and the fight for online diversity, the Gateway Pundit’s Jim Hoft said.
According to Hoft:
Tech giants today understand they have the ability to influence what information consumers see through their complex, and non-public, algorithms. Often this power is abused. Several conservative outlets, and countless individuals have been targeted, shadow-banned, and silenced by these tech giants. By silencing these voices, big-tech is limiting information available to the American public and is a direct assault on First Amendment rights.
Hoft said panelists will include himself, Pamela Geller of The Geller Report, Margaret Howell of Rightside Broadcasting, Oleg Atbashian from The People’s Cube, tech entrepreneur Marlene Jaeckel and special video remarks by Michelle Malkin and James O’Keefe.
“Panelists will discuss their experiences with social media targeting, the impact it has on the American public and the chilling effect on free speech,” he added.
A Facebook event has been set up for the gathering, and Hoft says the panel discussion will be live-streamed.
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