These Are All the Media Outlets Disputing Twitter's New Labels
The social media channel is randomly assigning new labels to media
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) is the latest media organization to cease its Twitter activity over concerns about the social media platform's labeling policy.
Twitter has labeled Canada's public broadcaster as "government-funded media," which CBC/Radio-Canada dismissed as an affront to its credibility. As of Tuesday morning, Twitter defines the category as "as outlets where the government provides some or all of the outlet's funding and may have varying degrees of government involvement over editorial content."
"Our journalism is impartial and independent," CBC tweeted on Monday. "To suggest otherwise is untrue. That is why we are pausing our activities on Twitter."
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