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New York Times Editorial Board Makes Their Presidential Endorsement

The Times believes that with his years of experience in
Washington D.C., that Biden has the qualities to unite a country that’s extremely divided at the
moment.

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With the United States Presidential Election around the corner, plenty of news media will be
revealing who they will be endorsing for president, senator, and the various propositions.

The New York Times editorial board officially came out with their endorsement of Democratic
Presidential Nominee Joe Biden. The Times believes that with his years of experience in
Washington D.C., that Biden has the qualities to unite a country that’s extremely divided at the
moment.

“Mr. Biden has…vowed to ‘restore the soul of America.’ It is a painful reminder that the country
is weaker, angrier, less hopeful, and more divided than it was four years ago. With this promise,
Mr. Biden is assuring the public that he recognizes the magnitude of what the next president is
being called upon to do,” the editorial board wrote.

“In the midst of unrelenting chaos, Mr. Biden is offering an anxious, exhausted nation something
beyond policy or ideology. His campaign is rooted in steadiness, experience, compassion, and
decency.”

Furthermore, The Times editorial board made it known that the former vice president can help
restore the relationships with European allies.

“A President Biden would embrace the rule of law and restore public confidence in democratic
institutions,” the editorial board wrote. “He would return a respect for science and expertise to
the government. He would stock his administration with competent, qualified, principled
individuals. He would stand with America’s allies and against adversaries that seek to
undermine our democracy. He would work to address systemic injustices.”

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Kara Swisher: Advertisers Don’t Feel Safe on Twitter

CNN’s Chris Wallace talked with some who knows Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Kara Swisher, who shared her thoughts on the future of Twitter.

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One of the dominant topics around news media is the future of Twitter after the latest mass exodus of staffers, considering how many consume their news, which is why CNN’s Chris Wallace talked with some who knows Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Kara Swisher.

Swisher was a guest on Wallace’s “Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace?” on HBO Max and CNN, where the two discuss the state of Elon Musk since acquiring Twitter a couple of weeks ago.

“Right now, the way he’s behaving around Twitter, I’m not sure what’s going on,” Swisher said. “It feels careless in a way that I don’t think he’s been like. In this case, his ID has completely taken over. And it’s it’s out of control and nobody’s controlling it.”

Additionally, Swisher gave her opinion on how she sees the saga at Twitter ending and whether or not it can succeed under Musk.

“He’s got a lot of debt,” Swisher added. “That’s, that’s the issue, even though he’s the world’s richest man for now. Because Tesla’s stock where he gets most of his wealth is down rather considerably. He’s, he’s gonna have to build a business. He’s sort of insulting advertisers doesn’t seem to be — wouldn’t be what I would do.

“Given 96% of their business is advertising but he attacked them as woke which was ridiculous. He’s alienating his big users like myself and active users. We had some amazing stuff going on with Twitter spaces. And every advertiser left us because they didn’t want to be part of this. They didn’t feel safe on the platform. It was a great deal we were working on with Twitter.”

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Elon Musk Announces News Policy on Speech for Twitter

“New Twitter policy is freedom of speech, but not freedom of reach,” Musk tweeted. 

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After Twitter saw another mass exodus of employees on Thursday, new owner Elon Musk revealed on Friday the social media platform has a new policy regarding free speech.

“New Twitter policy is freedom of speech, but not freedom of reach,” Musk tweeted

“Negative/hate tweets will be max deboosted & demonetized, so no ads or other revenue to Twitter. You won’t find the tweet unless you specifically seek it out, which is no different from rest of Internet.”

As a result, some Twitter accounts will be restored, but that doesn’t mean there is no freedom of consequence for those who violate these new rules set by Musk.

“Kathy Griffin, Jordan Peterson & Babylon Bee have been reinstated,” Musk added. “Trump decision has not yet been made. Note, this applies just to the individual tweet, not the whole account.”

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News Media Reacts to ‘#RIPTwitter’ After Latest Exits

On Thursday, there was another mass exodus of exits at Twitter as many workers rejected Elon Musk’s terms for staying with the company.

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On Thursday, there was another mass exodus of exits at Twitter as many workers rejected Elon Musk’s terms for staying with the company, choosing instead to depart.

Musk presented an ultimatum to commit to working in an “extremely hardcore” style at the company or leave, with a good portion opting to exit the social media platform. 

Twitter staffers began posting the salute emoji, signaling that someone was exiting the company. Although, as news broke, there was plenty of reaction to the future of the social media platform as the #RIPTwitter began trending. 

Here’s what some in the news media had to say:

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