Poynter: Twitter used to be a necessity. What is it now?
Poynter: Twitter used to be a necessity. What is it now?. “I’ve never believed social media platforms are neutral — we’ve seen enough over the past decade to know how human biases can be baked into the infrastructure of our digital lives — but I tend to be more optimistic than pessimistic about social media’s role in journalism and media. But between Dean Baquet’s leaked New York Times memo and Elon Musk’s stutter-step pursuit to buy the platform, I’ve been seriously — and frequently — reconsidering my relationship with Twitter.”