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Discussion forum censorship on The Daily Mail?

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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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Stacy

Stacy

"Sorry we are not currently accepting comments on this article." - Posted under the Arizona voter fraud investigation article.
16/07 Stacy
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Ars

Ars

Notice the Daily Mail didn't run the story about XR dumping manure outside their offices.
10/07 Ars
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Smith100

Smith100

Banned twice now for an unknown comment. Pretty much all of my comments just highlights establishment corruption and the erosion of rights & freedoms... yet this isn't allowed, apparently?
06/07 Smith100
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Cromwell

Cromwell

Three stories in today's Mail that I commented on are subject to moderation! That is ankther name for censorship
02/07 Cromwell
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Ish

Ish

Story in the Mail talking about Turkey leaving the Istanbul convention on violence against women. Lots of commentors were basically critizing and insulting Turkey for this without researching or looking into the reasons behind it. I attempted to post a comment stating that many countries in the EU, including the UK, have not signed up to this convention or ratified it. Turkey was bringing in it's own new strict legislation to fight violence against women. Did the Mail post my comment? Not a chance! It would've shone a light on their massive hypocrisy and racist agenda
02/07 Ish
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Anon

Anon

Totally agree, it appears to me that moderators will... Er moderate out comments that THEY don't agree with even the comments breaks no house rules. Quite often you'll see comments from someone using very strong language yet your normal comment is moderated out.
02/07 Anon
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kemali

kemali

So is it possible to get back on it by using a different email address/
05/06 kemali
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Nordicgirl

Nordicgirl

The reasons why all your comments are being refused is because it's easier to maintain control of the truth when you take it away from people's ability to speak it. The DM don't like their lies being exposed, especially on their own site. When the DM are trying to push a lie onto their audience, they don't want people to question it in their own comment section and doubting it, because it suggests that they are A, lazy, B, incompetent, C, indifferent, D, stupid idiots. If they really thought what they were saying was the truth, they would care about what people say in the comments, and this is not the case, and this is why many posts don't get through and the more you expose their lies, the more chance of you getting banned for it.
03/06 Nordicgirl
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ROSHE

ROSHE

TODAY, THE LIKE/DISLIKE BUTTON, ON THE COMMENTS, HAS ALREADY BEEN DONE, BEFORE I GOT THERE!!
03/06 ROSHE
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Free to Speak

Free to Speak

On Wednesday, Police were attacked in Brixton,London as they go to the aid of a man shot and stabbed. Is this is why some people refuse to defer to BLM. The DM would delete this if I sent in.
03/06 Free to Speak
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Nate Crnkovich

Nate Crnkovich

I mostly comment about closeted gay celebrities like Leonardo DiCreepio, Zac Efron, Shawn Mendes, Jake Gylle-something and Taylor Swift bearding (being very careful not to actually type the words gay or beard themselves, which are forbidden for whatever reason). Guess what? My comments are non offensive and only slightly sarcastic, they will make it past their censoring filters because they will show up... but then they will be deleted a couple hours later together with my account being banned. It has happened 20-ish times to me this year alone! It is the most terribly designed and subjectively and schizoidly moderated website in the world! Everyone should ust boycot it
02/06 Nate Crnkovich
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Nate Crnkovich

Nate Crnkovich

Just gotten my 20th account banned since the beginning of the year. No matter what I comment, I always get censored and banned right away. On the market for a censorship-free social network. Know of any?
02/06 Nate Crnkovich
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Free to Speak.

Free to Speak.

The Editing team at these papers appears to have been infiltrated by a left wing-goody- two shoes mentality.
01/06 Free to Speak.
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Free to Speak.

Free to Speak.

Making any comments re "en masse" illegal immigration and the incompetence of our Ministers is, according to the DM, not de rigour and was deleted.
01/06 Free to Speak.
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Free to Speak.

Free to Speak.

I commented, politely, on a Black presenter being over weight. Deleted. Why. I will avoid the DM in future.
01/06 Free to Speak.
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