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Bailey T. Steen


Bailey T. Steen is an Australian journalist, editor and film critic. Bailey’s career started as a weekly film columnist for the Melbourne based site Janks Reviews. Growing tired of emerging extremists on the political left and right, his work was soon published on the political outlet Newslogue, writing to an audience of ten thousand. Bailey covers world politics, political extremism, and new media issues for TrigTent. 


Facebook Sues EU Anti-Trust Team Over Excessive Data Requests

  • Bailey Steen
  • Aug 1, 2020 12:01PM

The company has said that regulators are demanding thousands of pages of irrelevant documents that include employee health forms, performance evaluations, and job applications. 

Twitter Bans Controversial Account Behind "BlueLeaks" That Released Hundreds of Gigabytes of Police Data

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jul 4, 2020 11:44AM

The decision has engendered debate about the platform's inconsistent treatment of similar organizations such as WikiLeaks, as well as the journalistic ethics of DDoSecrets itself. 

Will Facebook's Largest Advertiser Boycott Finally Force Them to Move Beyond Rhetoric?

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jun 28, 2020 11:17AM

The latest boycott effort against Facebook has seen much larger players than normal, but in many ways, we've been here before.  

Twitter Removes 20,000 Accounts in Chinese Disinformation Campaign

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jun 21, 2020 11:50AM

The latest mass removal comes almost a year after 200,000 Chinese accounts were found engaging in similar activities aimed at pro-democracy movements in Hong Kong.

Bernie Aides Form Biden Super PAC: Why Leftists Shouldn’t Be Surprised

  • Bailey Steen
  • May 31, 2020 12:29PM

The notorious critic of Super PACs seems to be more than willing to look the other way on this one.  

Facebook Pays $52M Settlement Over Horrific Working Conditions of its Content Moderators

  • Bailey Steen
  • May 24, 2020 11:54AM

The severe PTSD symptoms experienced by many of Facebook's content moderators were just the start of the problems. 

Facebook “Scales Back” Their Controversial Cryptocurrency Plan

  • Bailey Steen
  • May 3, 2020 12:56PM

What was once heralded by the company as a "revolutionary" new payment system now amounts to little more than a copy of PayPal.

AOC “Breaks” From Bernie Sanders: Why Leftists Should Do the Same

  • Bailey Steen
  • Apr 25, 2020 12:30PM

AOC's goal isn't to alienate Sanders voters, but to create a newly tactical left that actually enacts change. 

Uncritically Inflating Government Surveillance Amid COVID-19 Crackdown is a Mistake

  • Bailey Steen
  • Apr 11, 2020 12:19PM

The fear generated by this global pandemic presents ample opportunity to carelessly inflate the size of the surveillance state. We can't let that happen. 

YouTube Joins Netflix in Mass Video Downgrade for Pandemic Overloads

  • Bailey Steen
  • Mar 28, 2020 11:42AM

YouTube is joining other big tech platforms in a global effort to reduce strains on the internet as engagements increase during the coronavirus outbreak.