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Facebook Fact-Checker Caught Selectively Censoring Political Video

A video highlighting a few awkward clips from a Joe Biden speech is “Partly False Information” that deserves to be censored, according to Facebook’s fact-checking partner, FactCheck.org.

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Fog City Midge’s video that was suppressed on Facebook after being labeled “Partly False Information”
C-SPAN offers a second angle showing Biden’s small crowd react to Biden’s total lack of awareness.

Fact-Checking the Fact-Checker

Late in the FactCheck article’s sixth paragraph, fact-checker Saranac Hale Spencer, finally identifies a specific edit for which she labeled the video “false”. (Emphasis mine)

Biden’s full appearance at Hicks Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, DE
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Jump Cuts
Allegedly “Partly False Information” jump cut edits by Fog City Midge

A Dangerous Standard

VandenBerghe’s video didn’t alter the meaning of any words or statements and the editing is hardly deceptive considering it’s visible for all to see. So then what’s the logic for calling it false and suppressing it?

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Independent Video Beast. http://youtube.com/ORF

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