Zuckerberg: Bannon’s beheading comments aren’t enough to ban him from Facebook (CNN)

CNN: Zuckerberg: Bannon’s beheading comments aren’t enough to ban him from Facebook. “Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told staff at a company meeting on Thursday that Steve Bannon suggesting that Dr. Anthony Fauci and FBI Director Christopher Wray should be beheaded was not enough of a violation of Facebook’s rules to permanently suspend the former White House chief strategist from the platform, according to a Facebook employee. Bannon was permanently suspended from Twitter last week after making the comments in a video.”

Washington Post: Facebook takes down a large network of pages tied to former Trump chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon for misinformation

Washington Post: Facebook takes down a large network of pages tied to former Trump chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon for misinformation. “Facebook took down a large network of pages tied to former Trump chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon for pushing misinformation about voter fraud and delegitimizing election results. Bannon’s page also incurred penalties, including not being allowed to post content, but was not removed from Facebook.”

Weird science: How a ‘shoddy’ Bannon-backed paper on coronavirus origins made its way to an audience of millions (CNN)

CNN: Weird science: How a ‘shoddy’ Bannon-backed paper on coronavirus origins made its way to an audience of millions. “It was a blockbuster story. A respected Chinese virologist appeared on Tucker Carlson’s show on Fox News in mid-September to share the results of her just-completed report. The conclusion: The novel coronavirus that causes Covid-19 was likely engineered in a Chinese lab. On Carlson’s show, she claimed it was intentionally released into the world. Then, its validity began to unravel.”

BuzzFeed: This Is How Steve Bannon And Breitbart Tried To Sabotage Twitter

BuzzFeed: This Is How Steve Bannon And Breitbart Tried To Sabotage Twitter. “For more than a year before he became Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Steve Bannon sought to wage war against Twitter, tasking Milo Yiannopoulos and other Breitbart News employees to look into editorial, financial, and legal ways they could harm the Jack Dorsey–led social network.” Trying to sabotage Twitter is like trying to keep an elephant from flying.