Twitter Says Calling Boulder Shooter a 'White Christian Terrorist' Is OK

Posted on AllSides March 24th, 2021
From The Center

A tweet describing Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, the suspected gunman in Monday's Colorado supermarket shooting, as a "white Christian terrorist" does not violate the social network's misinformation policies, Twitter told Newsweek.

Many Twitter users assumed the shooter was white before his name was released by police in Boulder, Colorado. Several pointed to the massacre as another example of racial injustice and white supremacy in the United States, coming a few days after a white man killed six Asian women in an Atlanta shooting spree.

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

Newsweek

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
110204/85844
See full bias rating for Newsweek
Learn about media bias
https://www.newsweek.com/twitter-says-calling-boulder-shooter-white-christian-terrorist-ok-1578284

More News about Technology from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right