Twitter Suspends Nicholas Fondacaro for "Harassment"

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Twitter suspended NewsBusters reporter Nicholas Fondacaro for the following tweet:

Fresh from his drunken #CNNNYE bender, @CNN’s @donlemon salivates for Nancy Pelosi becoming speaker

– Nicholas Fondacaro (@NickFondacaro) 3 Jan 2019

In the suspension notice, Twitter claimed that this post “promoted violence against, threatened, or harassed other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or serious disease.”

He was reinstated about 15 hours later, and Twitter said “it looks like we have made an error.”

Sources / Relevant Material

  1. NewsBusters "NewsBusters Staffer Locked from Twitter for Mocking Drunk Don Lemon [UPDATED]" by Corinne Weaver (3 Jan 2019)