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Sat Aug 21, 2021, 05:23 PM

AP urges DeSantis to end bullying aimed at reporter

Source: AP

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter suspended the account of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ press secretary for violating rules on “abusive behavior” after The Associated Press said her conduct led to a reporter receiving threats and other online abuse.

The DeSantis aide, Christina Pushaw, saw her account locked for 12 hours, a Twitter spokeswoman said. She won’t be able to tweet, although others can retweet or “like” her messages.

Earlier Friday, incoming AP CEO Daisy Veerasingham wrote to DeSantis, asking him to end Pushaw’s “harassing behavior.” AP is seeking to fight online bullying against journalists, a growing trend that is often triggered by public figures.

“You will ban the press secretary of a democratically-elected official while allowing the Taliban to live tweet their conquest of Afghanistan?” Pushaw said. She said those who “challenge false narratives are often silenced by corporate media and Big Tech collusion.”

Read more: https://apnews.com/article/business-health-arts-and-entertainment-coronavirus-pandemic-philanthropy-ae3f2d37495c5a1d6c7eb2e18f825b26

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Justice matters. Aug 21 #1
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Sat Aug 21, 2021, 05:36 PM

1. Are there any "rules" these domestic terrorists respect?

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Sun Aug 22, 2021, 03:44 AM

2. Pishaw need's to learn some ground rules before tackling the adults !

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