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Twitter botched its own moderation policies by banning a New York Post story and added fuel to the right's baseless belief that Big Tech is waging a war against conservatives

9 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Twitter has had a busy week - perhaps even busier than when a colossal hack took over the site this past summer.
On Wednesday, the New York Post, owned by Fox News mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, published a dubious report purporting to show evidence that Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden, was in cahoots with a Ukrainian official. You can read a digestible timeline of the erratic series of events spelled out in the article here. (The FBI is now investigating whether the emails were part of a foreign intelligence operation.)
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Rupert Murdoch, whose media empire includes Fox News and the New York Post, is predicting a landslide Biden victory over Trump

Rupert Murdoch, whose media empire includes Fox News and the New York Post, is predicting a landslide Biden victory over Trump

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, owner of the Fox News network and the New York Post, has told people that he thinks Democratic nominee Joe Biden will defeat President Donald Trump in the presidential election, according to reports.
The New York Times on Saturday reported that a source familiar with the matter had told them Murdoch believes a Biden victory is most likely, and has even said that the Democrat could triumph over Trump in a landslide.
It confirms a report by The Daily Beast last week, with several sources telling that publication that Murdoch has been...
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