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Jack Dorsey appears to have unfollowed the New York Times on Twitter after it published a controversial op-ed calling for military action amid protests (TWTR)

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  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appears to have unfollowed The New York Times after the paper published a controversial op-ed from Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton calling for military action amid the George Floyd protests.
  • Several New York Times employees also spoke out against the newspaper's decision to run the column on Wednesday evening.
  • New York Times Opinion Editor James Bennet defended the publication's decision, saying that the section "owes it to our readers to show them counter-arguments."
  • Dorsey and Twitter have been making headlines recently over the social platform's handling of President Trump's tweets. 
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Twitter CEO and cofounder Jack Dorsey appears to have unfollowed The New York Times account after the newspaper published a controversial op-ed from Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas calling for military action over the George Floyd protests.
The Twitter account Big Tech Alert, an automated account that tracks the activity of tech executives on Twitter, tweeted on Wednesday evening that Dorsey was no longer following The New York Times or The New York Times Opinion accounts. The website Does Follow, a tool for checking whether one account is following another on Twitter, also indicated that Dorsey is not currently following The New York Times or New York Times Opinion.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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