Brave is no different than Google with its news censorship currently based on what I am seeing.
You can see what queries I used below to test Brave news search.
Query: theblaze in news search:
Query: Breitbart.com in news search:
Query: “Albanian Human Traffickers Using Open Borders Ireland to Ship Illegals into Britain – Claim” in news search (I copied and pasted a news article title from Breitbart):
Query: realclearpolitics.com (Not blocked – Control test) in news search:
P.S. I don’t even read Breitbart but I am pro free speech.