Big tech deletes Alex Jones
Topical programme about the fast-changing media world. YouTube, Facebook and Apple have banned content from the US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
YouTube, Facebook and Apple are among the tech platforms to have deleted content from InfoWars, the media company owned by the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. The platforms cite hate speech as a reason for their action. Jones accuses them of collusion and unfair censorship. Amol Rajan is joined by Emily Bell, Director at The Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia and Brendan O'Neill, editor of Spiked.
Also in the programme, Benjamin Cohen, CEO of PinkNews, on their new partnership with Snapchat and Rob Burley, editor of Live Political Programmes at the BBC on the forthcoming launch of Politics Live.
Presenter: Amol Rajan
Producer: Richard Hooper.