TWITTER: Elon Musk lifts ban on journalists after polls
Journalists suspended by Elon Musk’s microblogging platform, Twitter, have regained access to use the platform.
The journalists were suspended from Twitter on Thursday evening after Twitter billionaire owner alleged being doxxed by the newsmen.
Elon Musk, who conducted a poll to determine the reinstatement of the journalist, linked the lifting of the ban to community judgement.
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“The people have spoken,” Elon Musk tweeted.
Ripples Nigeria reported that the reinstatement of former President Donald Trump’s account followed a similar fashion.
Announcing the lift, Musk said: “accounts who doxxed my location will have their suspension lifted now.”
The affected accounts included Ryan Mac of The New York Times, Donie O’Sullivan of CNN, Drew Harwell of The Washington Post, Matt Binder of Mashable, Micah Lee of The Intercept, Steve Herman of Voice of America and independent journalists Aaron Rupar, Keith Olbermann and Tony Webster.
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