Gov. Greg Abbott Does Not Seem Concerned That He’s Funding A Texas University Lab That Worked To Censor Conservatives

By Katelynn Richardson (Daily Caller)

April 26, 2023

Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott declined to answer repeated questions from the Daily Caller News Foundation on whether he believes it is appropriate for taxpayer funds to support a Texas university’s project that worked to censor conservatives.

The University of Texas at Austin houses the Global Disinformation Lab, established in 2020 to research a “broad spectrum of information, misinformation, and disinformation via digital media.” The lab recently partnered with the Global Disinformation Index (GDI), which works to blacklist conservative news sites from ad exchanges, according to documents obtained by the Washington Examiner, for a research report released in December 2022.

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