The Predictable Demise of RT America


The closure of RT’s operations in the U.S. might be an opportunity to build the global alternative media structures that are so desperately needed, writes Sam Husseini.

 Sam Husseini
on Substack 

The closure of RT America follows effective censorship of the channel. The ultimate decision to close was made following a cut off of service by DirecTV and Roku. Big Tech firms were also increasingly targeting RT. Reuters reported: “Tech companies in recent days have moved to restrict Russian state-controlled media including RT and Sputnik in response to requests from governments and calls to prevent the spread of Russia propaganda.”

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