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    Ex-Employees: Facebook Suppresses Conservative News

    Were they left out in the cold? Unnamed former employees of the social media behemoth said the site’s “trending” news section often ignored or downplayed stories that were popular with right-wing voters, and that instead of linking to staunchly conservative news outlets, it preferred similar stories from sources like the BBC. Facebook responded that it always ensures “consistency and neutrality” in its news — but now sites like RedState and Brietbart News, who say they were likely blacklisted, are calling for a more even playing field.

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