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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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truth

truth

I think they are generally just shit - they complained the other day about their site not appearing up the google ranks, it was just because the website is an absolute mess. It's only really there to spread propaganda for it's owner lord rothermere - descendant of the previous owner who backed the wrong side in WW2, it's still on the wrong side today.
15/06 truth
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Harnser

Harnser

More and more comments are being "moderated" or cesored particularly if the comment is critical of the Tories
15/05 Harnser
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Nate Crnkovich

Nate Crnkovich

My accounts only end up lasting me less than 24 hours, as they get taken down FOR NO REASON WHATSOEVER overnight. I would REALLY like to know the logic behind all this (who gets to decide what comments are appropriate, what aren't, why they don't even give you a heads up or anything, why they get flagged or deleted even if they weren't offensive). This is nothing short of dictatorship. I will NEVER create another account on this mother**** website AGAIN!
08/05 Nate Crnkovich
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Ars

Ars

I wish Elon Musk would buy the Mail so we can get our comments through their woke censors.
30/04 Ars
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Truth

Truth

Daily Mail bans all my comments that say the article is "moderated in advance." I'm a microbiologist and posted a response about a Covid article. It never appeared even though the information I gave is science fact. I've realized the DM is garbage and just interested in propagating stupid articles about celebs and others who they want to slander with hateful comments about the person's appearance. As others have mentioned they have a list of words you cannot use also, such as Black, White, Racist, Racism, etc. It's so stupid. Their other articles seem to be lifted from Fox News or the New York Post. Doesn't seem like much journalism takes place at the DM. I don't waste my time with it now.
27/04 Truth
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Ars

Ars

I see the Daily Coward aren't posting any of my comments on Katie Price. There has been numerous stories about her latest holiday, not bad for a bankrupt. The pictures of her "new" tattoo looked very amateur and also no redness for a fresh tattoo, as I commented. Comment didn't show up. Why are they protecting this woman?.
15/03 Ars
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Mert

Mert

I'm having the same issue with the DM. I've decided that I'm just done with it. No point if I can never put my point across.
22/02 Mert
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Stacy

Stacy

You can tell it's an election year in the US. The left's trolls are back mass posting attacks on Trump (which is weird because it's a midterm election, not a presidential one).
24/01 Stacy
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mattcymru

mattcymru

I've signed up but no comments of mine have been published. And sure as hell american sites dont allow freespeech
19/01 mattcymru
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part of the 83%

part of the 83%

The discussion below explains and re-enforces my experiences here in 2022. DM put up provocative stories about race, religion, sexuality, etc., then block you from making an educated comment if t doesnt fir their woke agenda. Their moderators must all be BAME.

I switched to the DM last year after discovering The Daily Express were like this. I also discovered the DE very cunningly block your comments from appearing to others, but allow it to show up just for you. You can only tell by logging out and looking at the article, I tested it a number of times.
14/01 part of the 83%
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sticky

sticky

try mentioning the royals
11/01 sticky
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Ars

Ars

There was a story on their site yesterday about a woman that's cut back on things and saved money. Comments moderated, why, because her husband and kids were black. Unbelievable.
Also, don't dare say anything about trans, even if it's the biological truth. They're the Daily Wokes new protected species.
08/11 Ars
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Matt

Matt

Same. Particularly when on issues of racism.
If you call it out, not in an abusive way, it doesn't appear. Which means the comments section is purely full of bigots who think their world is under attack from foreigners. It creates a bubble of justified pat each other on the back racism.
05/11 Matt
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dms

dms

Daily Mail Uk is censoring my comments ie.opinions for no apparent reason. What method do they use when "moderating" is it an algorithm or some liberal leftie person. Does any know?
15/10 dms
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TJ5151

TJ5151

DM isn't moderating comments they're straight up censoring middle of the road conservative opinion. I made a harmless remark about black crime statistics (FBI published) and can no longer post.
28/09 TJ5151
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