Don't Read This Tech News Site If You Want Net Neutrality News
“Verizon is getting into the news business. What could go wrong?
The most-valuable, second-richest telecommunications company in the world is bankrolling a technology news site called SugarString.com. The publication, which is now hiring its first full-time editors and reporters, is meant to rival major tech websites like Wired and the Verge while bringing in a potentially giant mainstream audience to beat those competitors at their own game.
There’s just one catch: In exchange for the major corporate backing, tech reporters at SugarString are expressly forbidden from writing about American spying or net neutrality around the world, two of the biggest issues in tech and politics today.”
Read more from Patrick Howell O’Neill at The Daily Dot here:
Ana Kasparian ( and Cenk Uygur ( of The Young Turks discuss this extremely brazen move by Verizon. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.
Verizon, San Francisco Riots, Tim Cook, Racist Teacher & Ebola Nurse – The Young Turks 10/30/2014 Social Commentary
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