BBC Objects to Twitter Label of ‘Government-Funded Media’
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Twitter labeled more government media as government-funded media. The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), NPR, Voice of America, and PBS are all government-funded media, and they don’t like the label, even though it’s accurate.
NEW 🚨 Twitter has now labelled NPR, BBC, Voice of America and PBS as “Government Funded Media” pic.twitter.com/6FxASrtl6K
— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) April 9, 2023
The BBC protested the accurate label. All they have to do to eliminate the branding is stop taking government funding and serving as their mouthpiece.
You have to love Elon Musk’s response to BBC below.
What does BBC stand for again? I keep forgetting.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 9, 2023