Emma-Jo Morris, a renowned journalist and former reporter for the New York Post, now at Breitbart, has been on the frontline in uncovering the disturbing interplay between government institutions, social media giants, and mainstream media outlets. Her groundbreaking reports on Hunter Biden’s infamous laptop have revealed more than just scandalous details of political intrigue. They have uncovered a rampant censorship complex that is reshaping our media landscape.
In 2020, Morris authored a series of stories on Hunter Biden’s laptop, revealing questionable business dealings and potential conflicts of interest involving then-presidential candidate Joe Biden. These revelations should have sent shockwaves through the media, sparking rigorous debate and inquiry. Instead, an insidious censorship operation ensued.
Emma Jo Morris testifies at House Hearing on censorship of LAPTOP FROM HELL Reporting.
"This elaborate censorship conspiracy wasn't because the information being reported on was false, it was because it was true, and it was a threat to the power centers in this country!" pic.twitter.com/zoc7YzDqXX
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In Thursday’s House hearing, Morris testified, “This elaborate censorship conspiracy wasn’t because the information being reported was false. It was because it was true. And it was a threat to the power centers in this country.” She highlighted how tech giants like Twitter and Facebook stifled the circulation of her reports. The Post was locked out of its Twitter account for refusing to delete the laptop story links.
Even more troubling is how these censorship efforts were fortified by dubious claims of ‘Russian disinformation.’ Morris indicated that “on October 19, five days after the Post began publishing, Politico ran a story headlined ‘Hunter Biden Story Is Russian Disinformation, Dozens Of Former Intel Officials Say.'” A letter signed by U.S. intelligence community veteran members fed this narrative, casting doubt on the laptop story.
However, we now know the laptop was authentic, and the narrative spun around it was false. The FBI confirmed the authenticity of the laptop in November 2019. Yet, this truth was suppressed, and the disinformation narrative continued, misleading the public.
In her testimony, Morris highlighted how the intelligence community and top management of social media platforms worked together to undermine her reporting. She revealed that the FBI and other agencies had primed Twitter executives to dismiss the laptop story as a Russian hack and leak operation. Internal documents released by Twitter’s new CEO, Elon Musk, corroborated her claims.
This chilling revelation unveils an insidious nexus between government officials and corporate giants. This alliance poses a clear threat to the First Amendment, the cornerstone of American freedom. Morris wisely noted, “What this relationship between the U.S. government officials and American corporations represent is an unprecedented push to undermine the First Amendment, the right to think, write, read, say whatever we want.”
With the truth now surfacing, it is paramount that we hold those involved accountable. It is high time that we restore the sanctity of our free press, ensuring that it remains a beacon of truth, unhindered by censorship or political manipulation. This is not merely about the saga of Hunter Biden’s laptop. It is about upholding the integrity of our democratic institutions, ensuring they serve the public interest rather than the interests of the few.
In the words of Emma-Jo Morris, how we respond will determine whether we see a free press as inalienable or optional. The choice is ours, and the future of our democracy hangs in the balance.