Fox News' Howard Kurtz: It takes "courage" for Twitter to not ban Alex Jones

Fox News' Howard Kurtz: It takes "courage" for Twitter to not ban Alex Jones 

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From the August 9 edition of Fox News' America's Newsroom:​

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BILL HEMMER (CO-HOST): There is a ton of reaction to what's happening online this week. This debate over free speech, what's valid, what's not, and who ultimately decides. Twitter says it will not suspend Alex Jones or his website Infowars as many other tech companies have done this week. Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey defending that decision with Sean Hannity on radio yesterday afternoon.

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HOWARD KURTZ (FOX NEWS): First of all it takes a bit of courage for Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter to come out and say he's not going to ban Alex Jones when you have these other tech giants, Facebook, Apple, Google and others kicking him off on the grounds of what they call hate speech, or spreading conspiracy theories. And Dorsey is getting absolutely hammered on Twitter over his decision. 

Previously

Sean Hannity brushes off Alex Jones' Sandy Hook smear, claims banning Jones from social media is a "slippery slope"

Sean Hannity thanks Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for sticking up for Alex Jones

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says Twitter factors in "off-platform behavior" when deciding on suspensions

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