Dave Rubin, a media commentator and journalist, discussed the immense influence that YouTube and Google have on the country's politics on his Twitter page.
He stated that Google and YouTube's political influence is worse than that of Twitter. He claims that both platforms use manipulative tactics to influence the country's politics.
Let me get ahead of this one right now…
I think YouTube’s (and Google’s) manipulation for political purposes is FAR worse than Twitter’s.
— Dave Rubin (@RubinReport) December 9, 2022
He noted that the Rumble.com might get a discovery in its lawsuit against Google.
One user noted that Elon Musk should consider buying Substack, which is an online subscription news platform used by prominent journalists.
According to the user, a media company would be able to focus on government leaks by using Twitter and its narrative and information layers.
Elon Musk said on Twitter that he's open to that consideration.
I’m open to the idea
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 9, 2022
In December, Elon Musk said he was urged to buy out Wikipedia. However, Jimmy Wales, the founder of the online encyclopedia, said his platform isn't for sale.
The "Twitter Files," which showed how the previous regime coordinated with Big Tech and the US government, were led by journalists such as Michael Shellenberger, Matt Taibbi, and Bari Weiss. Other investigations, such as the Fauci Files, have also raised independent journalistic standards that have been denied by the U.S. Congress and corporate media.
On Wednesday, Musk released a "Fauci bomb," which highlighted the extreme bias that Twitter has on issues related to Covid. He noted that there's a lot of people who don't realize that the head of NIH's ethics division is Fauci's wife.
On Wednesday, Dr. Pierry Cory praised Twitter for its efforts in providing a forum for policy and medical critics to discuss the biases that are prevalent in medicine. This could help correct the information asymmetry that's been perpetuated by mainstream media and medical journals.
In response to an attack by Hope King, a reporter for Axios, on CNBC, Elon Musk criticized the corporate media for not protecting free speech.