In the latest installment of the blockbuster “Twitter Files” release, journalist Matt Taibbi details ways the US State Department sought to label a wide range of critics of United States government policies as promoting “Russian disinformation” and to compel Twitter to ban or otherwise censor these accounts. And guess what – despite some initial hesitation, Twitter essentially went along with it.
Guest host Aaron Maté and Taibbi discuss the internal Twitter discussions that led the social media platform to accede to the demands of a State Department group calling itself the “Global Engagement Center.”
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