Twitter suspended the accounts of Infowars reporters Owen Shroyer and Rob Dew Thursday, after a Media Matters hit piece claimed the social media platform was “facilitating” the promotion of a rally at the Texas capitol this weekend.

The suspensions came mere hours after a Media Matters article questioning whether a recent Periscope livestream, in which Shroyer promoted an upcoming Reopen America rally in Austin set for Saturday, violated the company’s guidelines on content that “could place people at a higher risk of transmitting COVID-19.”



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