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Elon Musk suspends high-profile journalists from Twitter

The Twitter page of Elon Musk is seen on the screen of a computer. (Eric Risberg/AP)
The Twitter page of Elon Musk is seen on the screen of a computer. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Last night, Elon Musk, took the dramatic step of suspending a number of high profile journalists off Twitter, despite repeated statements about “freedom of speech” on the platform. The suspension drew widespread criticism of censorship.

Here & Now‘s Celeste Headlee speaks with Zoë Schiffer, managing editor of Platformer, a publication about the intersection of tech and democracy.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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