Facebook accused of suppressing journo’s story on alleged US involvement in Nord Stream pipeline explosion

Facebook has been accused of suppressing a story by an investigative journalist who accused the United States of blowing up the Nord Stream pipelines.
Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh wrote a detailed account claiming that the interfering US blew up the Nord Stream pipelines, but Facebook has been accused of suppressing the story. The Thaiger faced an identical scenario last month when Facebook suppressed a narrative about former drug lord Pablo Escobar’s hippos. They have but to reply to the explanation why. Read the story HERE:
Hersh, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The New York Times, published his story on substack.com on Wednesday, February eight.
Facebook added qualifiers to the story and redirected readers to an article on a Norwegian web site. The pipelines carried natural gasoline from Russia to Western Europe and have a terminus in Germany. The US and different NATO countries have placed economic sanctions on Russia because the start of its navy battle with Ukraine in February 2022.
Facebook has been accused of interfering in information distribution by blocking the article. Caitlin Johnstone, an Australian journalist, said…
“Facebook does not explain how a ‘fact-checking’ company which operates in conjunction with Norwegian state media may be thought to be ‘independent’ regarding an article which explicitly accuses the Norwegian authorities of extraordinarily egregious crimes.”
Facebook customers attempting to share the URL from Hersh’s story obtain the message…
“Before you share this content material, you might wish to know that there’s additional reporting from Faktisk. Pages and websites that repeatedly publish or share false information will see their overall distribution reduced and be restricted in other methods.”
Faktisk.no is a Norwegian “fact-checking” web site produced in cooperation with Norwegian mass media and NRK, Norway’s state broadcasting firm.
Twitter person “Nuno Marques” posted on Thursday, April 20 that Hersh’s report “is now banned on Facebook and Reddit in Norway,” and that the Norwegian government is “demanding censorship of this information as they realized greater than half of their citizens have been in opposition to the Nord Stream bombings!”
Author Michael Shellenberger, writing on substack.com, said…
“Instead of allowing people to make up their own minds, Facebook has decided to take a side.”
Elementary published a narrative on March 7 suggesting that a pro-Ukrainian group was behind the explosions. The article doesn’t carry similar warnings by Facebook, nor do accounts that allege Russia was behind the pipelines’ destruction. Russian website RT.com tweeted on April 21…
“The notoriously ‘impartial’ Facebook pink flags Seymour Hersh’s reporting on Nord Stream sabotage as ‘false’ citing counterclaims by ‘independent fact-checkers from Norway and Ukraine.”
George Beebe, a former CIA officer and now head of the Quincy Institute’s Grand Strategy program, said…
“The Biden administration appears to be recognizing that the story of the Russians blowing up their own pipeline wasn’t holding any water.
“This doesn’t mean (that The New York Times story) is mistaken, however it sure does raise questions in my thoughts as to what goes on right here.”
Interference in the foreign affairs of other nations by the US? Surely not..

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