(SNews) – Elon Musk suspended the Twitter accounts of of muliple mainstream media reporters today. Talk about turning the tables.
A Twitter user said: “REPORT: Twitter has suspended the account of prominent liberal journalist Aaron Rupar as well as reporters from CNN, The New York Times and The Washington Post.
The Texas Observer said: “Washington Post reporter Drew Harwell, who had previously tweeted about the bans on ElonJet and Mastodon, has now apparently also been suspended from Twitter??”
A Twitter user said:
“CNN reporter Donie O’Sullivan (@donie) has been suspended for… asking the LAPD about the supposed “stalking attack incident” on @elonmusk and reporting that there was no police report filed. Nice job you fucking apartheid waterhead dork. Suck the shit out of my ass.
Peter Kafka said:
“New York Times tech reporter Ryan Mac’s twitter account has been suspended.”
NBC reporter Ben Collins said:
“Journalists who cover Elon Musk have been suspended on Twitter tonight: @Donie O’Sullivan from CNN, Aaron Rupar and the Washington Post’s @drewharwell.
“Rupar tells me he has “no idea” why it happened.”
New York Times tech reporter Ryan Mac’s twitter account has been suspended. pic.twitter.com/olPwynazET
— Peter Kafka (@pkafka) December 16, 2022
Washington Post reporter Drew Harwell, who had previously tweeted about the bans on ElonJet and Mastodon, has now apparently also been suspended from Twitter?? https://t.co/aBZSxKOUWf
— Texas Observer (@TexasObserver) December 16, 2022
What happened to:
— Private companies have the right to disassociate themselves from anyone they want.
— Have you ever heard of "Terms of Service?"
— If you don't like how Twitter does content moderation, start your own social media site.
Remember all those arguments? https://t.co/j0P2os8ZF4
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) December 16, 2022