Tag: algorithmic censorship

Almodóvar and Claytoons Battle the Algorithms

This month saw two art takedowns at the behest of algorithms. Facebook removed an anti-Taliban editorial cartoon by Clay Jones, and earlier this month, Pedro Almodóvar’s latest film Madres Paralelas (Parallel Mothers) had its poster removed from Instagram. Both images were taken…

Panelists Announced for Recoding Censorship

Banner of event title Recoding Censorship. Underneath is the Approved by the Comics Code Authority seal

Join us this Thursday, June 24 at 10 am Pacific/1 pm Eastern for our June Membership Meeting Recoding Censorship. We are pleased to announce the stellar panelists that will be joining us for our event. Guest panelists include Terry Anderson (Cartoonists…

Facebook Censors “Fake News” Satire as “Fake News”

Three Panel comic strip by Gorg Mallia

Facebook’s censorship algorithms strike again! Editorial cartoonist Ġorġ Mallia had his cartoon taken down for violating community standards; the strip in question was removed for spreading “false information about COVID-19 that could contribute to physical harm.” The problem is, the…