Tuesday, April 16, 2024

National Public Radio is “Stepping Away” from Twitter After Fight with Elon Musk Over Status


NPR, National Public Radio, is “stepping away” from Twitter after a dispute with Elon Musk. This includes NPR Politics. Misk branded NPR “government funded radio” even after they carefully described their support is mostly from listeners.

Read their statement here.

This is not okay. Twitter is deteriorating bit by bit, as expected since Musk’s $44 billion purchase.

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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