Remembering the Journalists and Elected Dems Who Dismissed the Twitter Shadow-Banning ‘Conspiracy Theory’

Posted on AllSides December 12th, 2022
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The first installment of the “Twitter Files” left the media to confront (or avoid) their shameful silence on the Hunter Biden story. The second part offered another chance for retrospection, this time on the yearslong media campaign to paint conservatives as conspiracy theorists for daring to notice that Twitter was shadow-banning right-wing voices.

For years, Twitter executives and journalists dismissed the shadow-banning complaints. Documents revealed by journalist Bari Weiss on Thursday proved the so-called “conspiracy theorists” were right all along.

The documents reveal the platform kept “secret blacklists” that targeted...

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