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Twitter suspended a number of prominent journalists on the platform without warning

On Thursday night, Twitter suspended a number of well-known journalists from the service with no prior notice or justification.
The incident happened after the business decided to shut down Mastodon’s Twitter account, an open source social media competitor that has gained popularity since Elon Musk became CEO of the business. After linking to the Mastodon page of @ElonJet, a bot made by students that tracks the location of Musk’s private jet, Twitter initiated action against Mastodon. At least a few of the accounts that were suspended had commented and provided screenshots of Mastodon’s suspension. Before being suspended, Washington Post reporter Drew Harwell tweeted about Mastodon being removed from the service.

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