NPR was labeled as “US state-affiliated media” by Twitter on Tuesday night.
According to the social media platform’s guidelines, “Labels on government accounts provide additional context for accounts heavily engaged in geopolitics and diplomacy.”
“Labels on state-affiliated accounts provide additional context about accounts that are controlled by certain official representatives of governments, state-affiliated media entities, and individuals associated with those entities.”
“The label appears on the profile page of the relevant Twitter account and on the Tweets sent by and shared from these accounts. Labels contain information about the country the account is affiliated with and whether it is operated by a government representative or state-affiliated media entity.” Read more…