Johnson Gives Social Media Platforms Ultimatum to Fix Censorship of Christian, Conservative Viewpoints

The president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) told a gathering of innovators in technology and policy that social media companies need to fix the problem of censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints before the end of this year, or there will be calls for Congress to have a hearing to examine Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

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NRB to Big Tech: ‘It’s Go-Time for Free Speech’

Following a congressional hearing yesterday at which Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was grilled on concerns of censorship and bias, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), is calling for immediate action – ideally by the tech companies themselves – to address the problem of online censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints.

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NRB Calls Dorsey Hearing on Censorship ‘Seminal Moment’ for Big Tech

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s scheduled appearance before the House Energy and Commerce Committee tomorrow could be a “seminal moment” to address the problem of online censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints, says Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters.

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NRB Commends House Judiciary Committee for Scheduling Online Censorship Hearing

A week after National Religious Broadcasters renewed its call for congressional hearings focused solely on online censorship in the wake of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional appearances, the House Judiciary Committee announced it will hold a hearing this week featuring two victims of online censorship – Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and social media commentators Diamond and Silk.

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NRB Renews Call for Internet Censorship Hearings After Zuckerberg Appearances

Following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to House and Senate committees this week, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) renewed its call for congressional hearings focused on the growing problem of viewpoint censorship on Big Tech platforms.

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Five Questions Congress Should Ask Zuckerberg About Online Censorship

With Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg set to appear before House and Senate committees this week in the wake of intense congressional concerns over data privacy, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, is urging committee members to press Zuckerberg also on the growing problem of online censorship at Facebook and other Big Tech platforms.

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Marsha Blackburn, Tony Perkins Urge Action Against Online Censorship

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn and Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins were among those urging broadcasters to stand up against increasing censorship from social media and others in the tech industry March 1 at Proclaim 18.

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Johnson: New Internet Freedom Initiative a Return to NRB's 'Roots'

A new National Religious Broadcasters initiative represents a return to its roots to protect freedom of religion and speech in a digital age, NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson said in his report Tuesday, February 27, at Proclaim 18, the association's International Christian Media Convention.

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NRB Applauds ‘Restoring Internet Freedom’ FCC Action

National Religious Broadcasters applauded the Federal Communications Commission’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” vote today rolling back the agency’s assumption of heavy-handed new powers over the internet in 2015.

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NRB Shines Light on Online Censorship of Christian, Conservative Speech

National Religious Broadcasters is drawing attention to the censorship of Christian and conservative speech online by tech companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google and Apple by launching a new initiative, Internet Freedom Watch, the association of Christian communicators announced today (Dec. 7).

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NRB to Announce New Internet Freedom Initiative, Host Panel on Internet Censorship

National Religious Broadcasters will announce a new internet freedom initiative on Thursday, December 7, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The event will feature an address by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and a panel, “Internet Freedom: Rights and Responsibilities,” with leading voices on the subject, including Craig Strazzeri with PragerU, a victim of internet censorship; former FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell; and evangelical leader Ralph Reed.

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NRB Welcomes Proposed Return to Light Touch in ‘Restoring Internet Freedom’ Proceeding

National Religious Broadcasters welcomes a proposed resolution to the Federal Communications Commission’s proceeding on “Restoring Internet Freedom” that would roll back the agency’s assumption of heavy-handed new powers over the internet in 2015.

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NRB Files ‘Restoring Internet Freedom’ Proceeding Comments

National Religious Broadcasters today filed comments in the Federal Communications Commission’s proceeding on “Restoring Internet Freedom” and applauded the agency for working to roll back the assumption of “heavy-handed” new powers over the internet in 2015.

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NRB Reiterates Support for Internet Freedom

NRB today reiterated its support for internet freedom and FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s efforts to return to a “light-touch” regulatory environment that honors free speech and free enterprise online.

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NRB Urges Congressional Action to Protect Internet Freedom ‘While There’s Still Time’

National Religious Broadcasters today urged Congress to act immediately to protect internet freedom “while there’s still time.”

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Tech Corporations Push Agenda of Religious ‘Intolerance and Discrimination,’ NRB President Says

In response to reports today that TechNet, a coalition of major technology company senior executives, has urged Capitol Hill leaders to discriminate against religious organizations, National Religious Broadcasters President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson made the following statement

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