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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. 


Quillette Issues Retraction After Publishing Hoax DSA Hit Piece

  • Bailey Steen
  • Aug 14, 2019 4:56PM

"Archie Carter's" hoax reveals the blindspots in Quillette's editorial biases. 

New White House Executive Order Feeds the Big Tech 'Political Bias' Conspiracy

  • Bailey Steen
  • Aug 11, 2019 11:30AM

When your concern is with the inconsistency of practice rather than the practice itself, you’re not a good-faith actor in the fight against Big Tech power, but an opportunist seeking to use said power for yourself.

YouTube Spams Users Over FTC Child Abuse Probe

  • Bailey Steen
  • Aug 10, 2019 12:30PM

YouTube has dealt inconsistently with creators of children's content, jeopardizing their income streams while failing to prevent exploitation

#VoxAdpocalypse: YouTube Would Rather Die Than Fix its Harassment Problem

  • Bailey Steen
  • Aug 3, 2019 11:51AM

YouTube doesn’t tread lightly when it comes to quick enforcement and reinstatements, and it’s doubtful that's going to change when the platform thrives on monetized conflict, whether obscure or mainstream.

The Sanders Campaign Has Stopped Under-Paying Campaign Staff. That's Not Really the Point Though.

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jul 24, 2019 1:42PM

The mismatch between practice and preaching on this basic issue undercuts the "morality first" labor messaging of the Sanders campaign.  

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Meets Multi-Million Dollar Outlaw Threat From Congress

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jul 20, 2019 10:21AM

The would-be currency has generated a host of alarming questions, among them anti-trust and privacy considerations. 

Facebook Used its Anti-Fake News Tools to Police a Joke About Zuckerberg Being an Alien

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jul 19, 2019 1:06PM

Former employees claim Facebook's "Stormchaser" and "Night's Watch" tools were used to crackdown on viral posts that portrayed the platform and its top executives in a negative light. 

Facebook Civil Rights Audit Targets Nazi Dog Whistles Over Anti-Trust

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jul 16, 2019 4:10PM

The 30-page report conveniently focuses on flawed business on the platform rather than the platform’s own inherent business flaws.

“Mini AOC” Doxxed, Harassed and Shutdown for Tasteless Border Satire

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jul 5, 2019 5:49PM

It should go without saying that propagandized children shouldn’t be punished for the tasteless politics of their parents. 

The Making of a YouTube Radical: Why Reactionaries Hate Critique

  • Bailey Steen
  • Jun 29, 2019 11:23AM

Ultimately, the platform is stuck between being an ineffectual monopoly or being a legitimate platform willing to filter out the echo chambers of its users and enforce comprehensive rules as a community.