No, CNN Didn't Say Musk Could Threaten Free Speech by Letting People Speak Freely

Posted on AllSides November 28th, 2022
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On Nov. 28, 2022, billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, at that time just one month into his new role as Twitter's CEO, tweeted what appeared to be a screen capture of a CNN news segment with chyron text that read, "Elon Musk could threaten free speech on Twitter by literally allowing people to speak freely": 

However, as CNN's PR department quickly pointed out in a reply to Musk's tweet, the screenshot is fake, and no such headline ever appeared on CNN.

A "Community Note" was soon appended to Musk's tweet stating that: 

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