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YouTube Won't Allow Reporting On Banned Information

By Robby Soave writing for reason


YouTube banned Donald Trump and any channel that claimed the 2020 election was stolen.


From the article,

What casual observers might not understand, however, is just how far the policy goes. Not only does YouTube punish channels that spread misinformation, but in many cases, it also punishes channels that report on the spread of misinformation. The platform makes no distinction between the speaker and the content creator. If a channel produces a straight-news video that merely shows Trump making an unfounded election-related claim—perhaps during a speech, in an interview, or at a rally—YouTube would punish the channel as if the channel had made the claim, even if no one affiliated with the channel endorsed Trump's lies.

Read the full article at reason