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Why Google Doesn't Rank Right-Wing Outlets Highly

Mainstream media organizations are better-resourced and do far more reporting than smaller, explicitly politicized outlets.
Source: Google

Tuesday, President Trump tweeted that Google “RIGGED” search results, saying “96 percent of news search results on ‘Trump News’ are from National Left-Wing Media, very dangerous.”

The claim was originally made by Paula Bolyard, a writer at PJ Media, and got picked up by Lou Dobbs. Bolyard manually counted Google results for “Trump,” and found that of the top 100, no stories appeared from “National Review, The Weekly Standard, , The Blaze, , Hot Air, Townhall, ,” while there were many stories from CNN, NBC, , , and the like.

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