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Elon Musk’s Twitter Suspends Accounts of Several Journalists

Posted on AllSides December 16th, 2022
From The Center
Free Speech, Online Censorship, Twitter, Journalists

Twitter Inc. suspended the accounts of several journalists Thursday without publicly specifying why, the latest instance of the platform making content or user decisions under Elon Musk without much transparency.

The accounts belonged to journalists from publications including CNN, the Washington Post, the New York Times and Mashable. Representatives for the outlets said they didn’t receive any explanation of why the accounts were suspended.

Ella Irwin, Twitter’s head of trust and safety, declined in an email to comment on specific user accounts.

On Thursday, Twitter also suspended the official account of Mastodon, a competing social-media platform...

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