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The Washington Post editorializes against dishonest ads. The ad team runs them.

Posted on AllSides August 27th, 2020
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THE WASHINGTON POST EDITORIAL BOARD could not have been clearer. “Facebook Shouldn’t Run Trump’s Lie-Laden Ads,” the board said in an unsigned house editorial last October, urging the company to “reject ads that contain flat-out falsehoods.”

Five days later, the Post weighed in again, in an editorial headlined “Free Speech Doesn’t Mean Facebook Must Run Dishonest Ads.” And less than two weeks later, the editorial board returned to the issue. Noting that Facebook’s powerful targeting engine enables the company to profit from “the world’s most precise and powerful disinformation...

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