Does Google Have an Anti-Conservative Bias?

Google has responded to a recent research report that claims to have quantified the tech giant's bias against conservative websites and their suppression in search results.

Last week, the conservative climate change blog Watts Up With That posted a research report written by guest contributor Leo Goldstein of the group Defeat Climate Alarmism that analyzed certain websites' percentage of traffic from Google based off statistics from, which provides web traffic data and analytics.

Goldstein's report warned that "Google Search is found to be biased in favor of left/liberal domains and against conservative domains with a confidence of 95 percent." The report also argues that while certain "conservative domains are blacklisted," the good standing of "hard-Left domains" in search results "raises suspicions that they have been hand-picked for prominent placement."

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