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Does Facebook unlike conservative news?

Does Facebook unlike conservative news?

The tech-news site Gizmodo rattled the interwebs this week with a report that Facebook's "trending" news feed was edited by a bunch of intolerant liberal elites who nixed items on conservative topics, such as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker or the IRS' alleged bias against conservative nonprofits.

OK, Gizmodo's Michael Nunez didn't put it in exactly those terms. Nevertheless, the allegation that Facebook edited conservative sources and issues out of the "trending" feed — which was based largely on an interview with an unnamed former Facebook...