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Undercover Video: YouTube Accused Of Manipulating Search Results In Favor Of Liberal Media

James O’Keefe released a new video on Wednesday as part of Project Veritas’ series on exposing bias in the media and at tech companies – this time possibly exposing YouTube.

The new video is a continuation of where the first video left off, in which The New York Times’ Audience Strategy Editor Nicholas Dudich, previously a Democratic operative, suggests that he allows his political views to essentially guide his work – including his plan for destroying President Donald Trump.

In the new video, Dudich talks about his relationship with staff members at YouTube and suggests that the video-sharing platform cooperates with him in deciding what videos should be promoted and buried.

Dudich specifically mentioned that Earnest Pettie, who is a Brand and Diversity Curation Lead at YouTube, helps him in curating what content ends up on the front page of YouTube.

In the video, Pettie explains:

Realistically, that’s what the … that’s what that news carousel kind of does. So like, it’s above the search results so, at the very least, we can say that like this shelf of videos from news partners is legitimate news because we know that these are legitimate news organizations. And if at that point, somebody decides they’re going to scroll past that and go find Alex Jones, well, they were looking for him to begin with anyway.


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