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YouTube Suspends, Demonitizes OANN

Video streaming giant YouTube announced Tuesday that it has suspended One America News Network (OANN) and demonetized their account which prohibits them from making money off of their existing content.

YouTube Spokeswoman Ivy Choi confirmed the actions Tuesday in a statement:

Early on in this pandemic, we’ve worked to prevent the spread of harmful misinformation associated with COVID-19 on YouTube. After careful review, we removed a video from OANN and issued a strike on the channel for violating our COVID-19 misinformation policy, which prohibits content claiming there’s a guaranteed cure.

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Additionally, due to repeated violations of our COVID-19 misinformation policy and other channel monetization policies, we’ve suspended the channel from the YouTube Partner Program and as a result, its monetization on YouTube

It is not clear what video or alleged “cure” OANN aired that caused the issue, but the “strike” is the first step to removing the network from YouTube.

If OANN wishes to regain monetization rights, the network will have to re-apply to the YouTube Partner program – a move that likely to see quick rejection as YouTube does not consider OANN to be an “authoritative news source.”

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R. Mitchell

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2 Comments

  1. You tube along with FB, Twitter, Google and whichever other thug media is out there, are now pushing their thumbs into the eyes of everyday Americans even harder now because they think their fellow, Joe, is ready to come through for them and feel so protected they think they can to do as they please to the average American.. They’ll be sorry one day, maybe sooner than they think.

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