The following video produced by sixteen-year-old Madeleine McAulay has been banned by YouTube because it did not meet their “community guidelines.” The video, which had garnered over 20,000 hits in only a week, was submitted to Breitbart News for consideration when it was first released.

As editor of Breitbart TV, the video curating division of Breitbart News, I receive dozens of daily submissions from talented and thoughtful citizen journalists. Many of them are similar to McAulay’s video which consists of an individual sitting in front of their webcam and giving their opinion about an issue in the news. These “vlogging” submissions very rarely get published at Breitbart TV. It is not a reflection of the content or quality of the videos; they just don’t generally fit with Breitbart TV’s editorial objective, which is to provide newsworthy and compelling videos catering to the center-right audience.

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