‘State-Affiliated’ NPR To Fly Away From Twitter

  • NPR will no longer post fresh content to its 52 official Twitter feeds, citing the social media platform’s decision to label NPR “state-affiliated media,” the same term it uses for propaganda outlets in Russia, China and other autocratic countries.
  • The decision by Twitter last week took the public radio network off guard. When queried by NPR tech reporter Bobby Allyn, Twitter owner Elon Musk asked how NPR functioned. Musk allowed that he might have gotten it wrong.
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