YouTube Has Censored My Recent Interview of Matt Taibbi

by | Oct 18, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Wv8sypbhBE

It used to be here.

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Say what? Neither of us said anything like that. Ridiculous idiots. Here’s what’s happened: We discussed the fact that YouTube had previously demonetized his videos about the media’s — including YouTube’s — double standard on criticism of the 2016 election vs the 2020 one. Taibbi wrote about it here, here, here and here, where they admit they were wrong and are sorry. Now they are claiming us discussing that is enough to get my entire interview of him removed.

https://twitter.com/TeamYouTube/status/1575638634937491456

When I click “appeal this decision here,” I get this:

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Save us, Francis E. Dec!

UPDATE: Appeal rejected.

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On the dashboard thing it says “Our review confirmed that this content violates YouTube’s Community Guidelines. No further appeal is possible.”

UPDATE 2: After Matt Taibbi and Matt Orfalea helped raise the issue on Twitter:

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About Scott Horton

Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan, editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. He’s conducted more than 5,800 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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