Fox News guest-host Trey Gowdy criticized CNN host Brian Stelter on Monday night’s “Fox News Primetime,” saying he’s setting “himself up” as a “moral arbiter” of truth.
Stelter on Sunday suggested that tech companies limiting reach of opinions they don’t agree with or consider harmful should be considered a “harm reduction model” rather than censorship.”
“Do these private companies have too much power? Sure,” Stelter said on “Reliable Sources. “Many people would say yes, of course they do. But reducing a liar’s reach is not the same as censoring freedom of speech. Freedom of speech is different than freedom of reach, and algorithmic reach is part of the problem.”
Speaking with Georgetown law professor Jonathan Turley after playing the “Reliable Sources’ clip, Gowdy asked, “What the hell is he talking about?”
“It’s like arguing that I’m not restricting the freedom … (Read more)