NYT Screws Up: Blames Shut Down Site for Mosque Shooting

Posted on August 12, 2019 9:23 am

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URL https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/techwatch/corinne-weaver/2019/08/12/nyt-screws-blames-shut-down-site-mosque-shooting 

The media want to make a scapegoat out of platforms that have untethered free speech. Even when they clearly aren’t at fault. In a report about a shooter who attacked a mosque in Oslo, Norway on August 10, The New York Times reported that the killer posted to 8chan, a chat platform which was blamed for the El Paso massacre.