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I'm getting a little fed up with the Daily Mail website.  This is something that happens to me quite a lot and I believe it also happens on other discussion forums out there.  When I see an article that is of interest to me I'll often want to add a comment, but on some of the stories they are censored even though what I'm saying is a valid point.  Why does this happen?

One story appeared recently saying that there is research out saying chest x-rays are not always successful in diagnosing early stage lung cancer and that some patients may need to go back for further x-rays.

Did my comment on the forum get published?

Someone commented that this is yet more evidence that the NHS was a complete failure.  As an x-ray student I thought I'd reply and put the message straight.

I said that this is a piece of research which is pointing out that our current methods of diagnosing lung cancer are not always successful and should be taken on board so we can improve best practice.  Did my comment on the forum get published?  No, of course it didn't!

Normal Xray of chest. Heart in the centre. Personally, I feel that there is far too much censorship today and that otherwise valid, sensible and relevant points of view are being ignored.

I read a while back on The Daily Mail says that 'education standards are falling.'  Well, if they are going to encourage incorrect viewpoints on their website and not publish anything from anyone who looks like they know what they're talking about, I'm not surprised that people are lacking in the grey cells department!

By: James


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Marver

Marver

The school experiment Johnnyo refers to was nothing short of child abuse in my opinion. The so called teachers should be sacked as unfit for working with children.
03/07 Marver
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Nixoff swiftly

Nixoff swiftly

This country is far too politically correct now, i think we should all be able to say anything we like about race etc like we did in the 70s and 80s before the shithead minorities stsrted to be listened to by those in power, just like those idiots who started the climate change con!!
29/06 Nixoff swiftly
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close Daily Fail

close Daily Fail

The Daily Fail is a waste of time-they block or remove comments that break no rules-the moderator just doesnt agree with them.I think they also have an automatic filtering system,so potentially politically insensitive words like black will see the comment blocked automatically-people get around it using b1ack,for example.Daily, they glamorise drug taking/boasting celebrities,who gullible young people will copy-when you point that fact out,comments blocked.Look at all the panick buying at the start of the lockdown-leading to rationing-all because of endless irresponsible videos and pictures shown in rags like the Daily Fail.
Its time it was moderated itself-or even better just shut down.
27/06 close Daily Fail
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close DailyFail

close DailyFail

@Marver,apologies,gave you arrow down by mistake. Just close the Daily Fail down-
27/06 close DailyFail
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Marver

Marver

I only signed up to the DM today, since I felt incensed enough about several stories that I thought it might be quite therapeutic to speak my mind. Only one of my comments got published -a tepid little joke.
To me, the DM censors are plain cowards. I just wish the DM would explain why my unpublished comments broke the house rules, because I was careful to ensure they did not. I have asked for details, but I imagine I'll either receive no reply, or else have to read some silly standard message.
27/06 Marver
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Johnnyo

Johnnyo

Wow - Today the Daily Mail didn't publish a single comment. Not one. And the one's that do get published you have to word delicately - more soft than the headline or content of the story that you're commenting on!

I've been making comments about the whole Black Lives Matters movement for a couple of weeks now. I'd mentioned my opposition to 'taking the knee' on a number of occasions, and on this very site 5 days ago. I've been clear that I see this as form of apology (for what exactly), or subservience to the BLM 'cause' and for that reason It would never be something I would do - ever. It's happening before every football match, and even if any players weren't keen, can you imagine the attacks they would face if they said they wouldn't do it? The weak & pathetic Police have been 'getting down' and joining in, mistakenly believing it would get them some kudos. Instead they have just shown themselves to be weak, and not fit for purpose with their new-found friends of BLM just laughing at them. The Brixton 'party' where the Police were attacked, and sent packing was the nail in the coffin.

One of the most depressing stories you will ever read was the 'experiment' in the South London school. I remember making a comment online a handful of years back regarding the fact that in London you could have class of 30, and only 3 might be white now. Of course I was attacked as "why should that matter?". Because those white children, rather than just learning about Christianity as we did, now have to bow to any number of religions - whether they want to be taught it or not. Can you imagine anything but Islam being taught in a Muslim school? No, neither can I.

We are not allowed to be proud of our heritage in this country, and have to watch as it's eroded, and slowly wiped out. The school experiment in case you didn't know was to seperate white children from non-whites and then to ask them about race and their culture etc. The non-white group had no issues discussing their 'culture' (although if living in Britain should a large part of that culture not be British? rather than the seemingly 100% where you or your parents were born?) and race etc. But the white children were lost for words, didn't know what to say, and felt awkward.

And why is this? Because these days, white people are kept under the cosh, and are bound by rules that other groups are not. You are not allowed to be proud to be a white Briton, to fly the English flag especially or even UK flag can be viewed as 'far' right, not allowed to be patriotic, or proud of your culture - because this is all seen as 'racism'. While other groups are given the total freedom to express themselves.

How utterly depressing for our children that they, if white are 2nd/3rd class citizens now. I think if people feel strongly enough, rather than just moaning at home, take action, and it could make a difference.

The ban the BBC licence fee is now on nearly 48,000 signatures on the Gov petition site. if you don't like this selective leftie organisation, then why not give them an answer by adding your name to this list?

Burnley FC considers BLM & black 'power' salutes acceptable, but a Whites Lives Matter banner is instantly 'racist'. They want the 'criminals' hung, drawn & quartered for this heinous act. Well how about all the 'racist' white people boycott Burnley FC, and don't renew their season tickets?

Gary Lineker, Rio Ferninand, Anthony Joshua, Raheem Stirling, Lewis Hamilton, Steve McQueen, Dion Dublin, Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, John Boyega, Alexandra Burke etc. A few 'deprived' black multi-millionaires in that list, and I know there are many more. These have all come out in support of BLM, and the supposedly 1-way racism (which simply means whites racist against blacks) - and how 15 years ago someone called them the N-word. Daniel Radcliffe said a while back that there wasn't enough diversity. Shame we can't turn back the clock and make Harry Potter black before Daniel become rich off of it. But remember, the black population is no more than 5% (1 in 20), yet they seemingly want every other person on television to be black.

Think about if you want to support the above people in the future - if they despise you so much.

I have no issue with any race, and take as I find, and treat people how they treat me. Colour is not a factor. I believe this goes for the vast majority of white people.

But I wonder how long white people will continue to stand for repeatedly being called racist, and having to tiptoe and watch everything they say - before they get completely fed up with it and rebel?
26/06 Johnnyo
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Johnnyo

Johnnyo

I've left quite a number of comments now on the Daily Mail - but anything relating to BLM isn't published - however 'nice' and constructive I am. You appear to be not allowed to express an opinion, and the obvious censorship is getting very tiresome, if not downright annoying. It's just the political comments that don't make it.

For example, the whole BLM business is getting me and a lot of other people down. Everyone should be treated equal, and I believe in the UK that is largely the case. An unfortunate episode happens in the US, and now every white person is racist, and every black person has been persecuted. I could state many, many facts and figures, but my comment would be too long, but I am concerned at how many are pandering to this movement, conveniently ignoring all the crime committed by black people. it's already leading to bad things with people seemingly forced to 'take the knee' and clueless people doing the 'black power' salute - clearly ignorant to what it means. Brainless footballers like Raheem Stirling saying black footballers are "only about a third of the PL" (when the black population is only actually about 5%). Following the Macys video, I saw a few others, and they are depressing. Gang attacks by black people on whites and others - yet nothing is said about this.

Black people will simply turn others against them. People that I thought were ok, and had no issue with (why would I?) that have then come out bleating in BLM marches have now put me off, and I can't see those people as anything but in denial and hypocrites now. And to be honest, probably not really liking white people - even though they won't actually admit that, but have happily prospered - often via whites up to now.

Just depressing.
20/06 Johnnyo
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grumpyoldwoman

grumpyoldwoman

Well said Ex Squaddie. I think that this gesture by the police to the BLM protesters, apart from being totally wrong, caused much more harm than good. The far right mob were quite rightly enraged by it and I expect caused a lot more trouble than they would have if the police had dealt with the BLM protedters properly and stopped them damaging statues.

As for Churchill's statue, it needs to be said that without Churchill the BLM protesters mostly would not even have been in this country, and those that were would probably have been shot on the spot if they had tried to mount any kind of demonstration or deface any statue, which would of course have been of Hitler and his cronies.
19/06 grumpyoldwoman
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Ex Squaddie

Ex Squaddie

This take the knee, this goes against all soldiers who have fought in both wars, ask any soldier would they kneel, the answer would be no. Why? Nazi’s made jews kneel in front of open graves, then shot them through the back of the head. POWs in Japanese camps where made to kneel in pre dug graves, then beheaded, how can anyone with sense or history see taking the knee as an icon of respect, it is an icon of submission. I will not submit to anyone be it Black, White, Green Indigo or Violet. I as an ex soldier will not kneel to anybody.
18/06 Ex Squaddie
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Cpd

Cpd

Profile arrow system disappeared and can't see any comments so much for sensible input on news
16/06 Cpd
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johkemm

johkemm

Does anyone know how to de-register from Mail Online. They've stopped publishing my comments and have wiped all my previous contributions. Can't see any point in staying with them but can find no way of de-registering my account.
13/06 johkemm
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persey

persey

The Daily Mail uses people's comments to trigger articles - you sometimes see a comment from someone who has insight and then about a week later an article appears on the same subject - I have stopped posting comments on the Daily Mail site and would never buy it, the day of the printed newspaper has long gone.
12/06 persey
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Whatever

Whatever

My comments are censored as well now, and oddly whilst using a different email, VPN and Tor I encounter the same problems.
08/06 Whatever
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Whoever

Whoever

The Daily Mail Online censor anyone who tries to make a comment that is different from their tiny brain warped extreme right wing narrative.
07/06 Whoever
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Chimpington

Chimpington

Re: Peter Hitchens

Hives of Globalist Hired Trolls are paid to hammer Hitchens every time he writes - they don't really care, but Globalist Communist menace has to make examples of anyone who dares to not think what they say they think - so DM have to just switch off comments to avoid the torrent of attacking
05/06 Chimpington
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