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Sharri Markson says YouTube suspension of Sky News Australia is ‘cancellation of free speech’

News Corp claims censorship, but public policy expert argues suspension is ‘a sensible exercise’ in balancing people’s rights with their responsibilities

The News Corp Australia journalist Sharri Markson has told Fox News in the US that YouTube’s suspension of Sky News Australia for violating its Covid medical misinformation policy was “the most extreme cancellation of free speech imaginable”.

Markson, the investigations writer at the Australian newspaper and a Sky News presenter, appeared on Tucker Carlson Tonight to talk about the seven-day YouTube ban imposed on Sky News Australia. YouTube has not identified which videos violated the policy but Sky had posted numerous videos disputing the seriousness of the disease and the need for lockdowns while promoting hydoxychlorquine or invermectin.

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