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1) Twitter Files #FauciPharmaFiles

Last December, @elonmusk sent out his viral tweet about Fauci.

Fauci went on Fox News and said he had "no clue what [Elon] was talking about." Image
2) "A lot of people are spouting out a lot of things about me and Twitter," Fauci told @FoxNews. "I've never had a Twitter account. I don't intend on having a Twitter account, and I've had nothing to do with Twitter. So I don't know what they're talking about when they say that."
3) Fauci made similar claims, during multiple exchanges, in a 7-hour deposition, where he denied using Twitter or even knowing how to access a tweet. Image
4) But in an internal Twitter report in March 2021, the company revealed "Dr. Anthony Fauci did an account takeover for @WHOCOVIDResponse."
This runs contrary to Fauci's public statements and sworn deposition given on Nov 23, 2022. Image
5) According to this tweet, Fauci took over the White House COVID-19 Response account again, in April 2021. Image
6) Fauci was beloved by Twitter 1.0

Elon Musk tweeted last December that former employees had an internal Slack channel unironically called "Fauci Fan Club." (pssst, don't disagree w/ Fauci)
7) Attorney Angela Sherrer, who left when Musk sought to buy Twitter, praised Fauci as "the leading trusted voice about the COVID-19 response in the United States." Image
8) Angela Sherrer was no small fry at Twitter. According to a deposition by FBI agent Elvis Chan, Sherrer was one of the attorneys he interfaced with on "disinformation" at Twitter. Image
9) Twitter didn't just rely on the voices of prominent physicians like Fauci. Oddly enough, they also worked with Big Pharma companies and pharmacy chains to shape vaccine marketing campaigns.
10) In December 2020, Twitter announced they would begin removing and labelling tweets that contained vaccine "misinformation" especially concerning COVID-19 vaccines. Image
11) During that same time frame, Twitter began working with Johnson and Johnson on a COVID-19 vaccine "marketing strategy" and with CVS pharmacy to promote approved narratives. Image
12) By the summer of 2021, Johnson and Johnson began a full court press to market a ton of their products on Twitter, including a controversial antidepressant. Image
13) Much thanks to @TexasLindsay_ who helped collect and organise #TwitterFiles. We read and read, until our eyes bled.

More to come! Image
14) Harvard's @MartinKulldorff who is suing the federal government for colluding w/ social media companies on censorship "Twitter should be a place for people to exchange ideas without censoring."…
16) I had to make a slight change to article, noting that J&J was a Twitter *client* while Twitter was simultaneously calling balls & strikes on vaccine "misinformation."

A subtle yet important distinction.… Image

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More from @thackerpd

Jun 2
1. NIH Scientist Testifies Government Ignored Importance of Natural Immunity—Let Us Now Commence, Once Again, the Great Misremembering Image
2. Testifying before the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic, NIH scientist @MSmelkinsonPhD stated that early data demonstrated the robustness of natural immunity after COVID infection, showing it was similar or even superior to vaccine-conferred immunity. Image
3. For centuries, natural immunity has been recognized as a mechanism against reinfection, long before cellular mechanisms were understood. Throughout the pandemic much of the messaging in the US was that there was no evidence of lasting protection from COVID infection.
Read 17 tweets
May 21
1. I'm giving a talk today at a conference on propaganda in Fátima, Portugal. So great to see everyone.

Schedule here: I'm going to be discussing some new #TwitterFiles and releasing them and my talk here first @PanData19 Image
2. Big Disinformation has policies to ban ”true content” on COVID-19 vaccines. Simultaneously, social media police "vaccine misinformation" while Big Pharma pays them hundreds of millions of dollars for advertising. Image
3. In late 2021, I published a blockbuster BMJ investigation on corruption in Pfizer's COVID-19 clinical trial. @IamBrookJackson provided The BMJ dozens of internal company documents, photos, audio recordings, and emails. Image
Read 19 tweets
May 18
1. Twitter Provided Privileged Access to Banning Queen, Taylor Lorenz #TwitterFiles

Twitter engineer walking me through their reporting system, "Wow! She's a heavy user." Image
2. Shortly after @elonmusk bought Twitter, @TaylorLorenz got apoplectic, writing that Twitter was "opening the gates of hell" by letting banned accounts back.

(Take a wild guess what Taylor did the month prior....) Image
3. The month prior, Taylor Lorenz got this tiny account banned. Surprise!

The account detailed Lorenz as a Manhattan rich girl, who attended Swiss boarding school, and whose uncle owns Internet Archive, thus erasing her past. Image
Read 20 tweets
May 17
1. New internal internal #TwitterFiles help explain why privileged reporter hate @elonmusk and Twitter 2.0.

Musk denied access to Twitter's formerly "trusted reporters" and allowed inside entree to more independent journalists. Image
2. During my trip to Twitter's HQ in San Francisco, I uncovered several documents that explain why reporters now hate Twitter 2.0

Musk fired their friends and cut off their privileged access. Image
3. For years, Twitter provided favoured access to "disinformation" reporters, giving them access to new products and silencing accounts.
Read 19 tweets
May 9
1. According to emails I'm releasing, Congress will correct the record on CDC Director Walensky's false statement about masks.
(Plus, I've uncovered conflicts of interest at Cochrane) Image
2. During a hearing before Congress, CDC Director Walensky made the false claim that a Cochrane review on masks had been "retracted." Social media influencer Zeynep Tufekci made an earlier false claim the review had been "corrected."

Fact check false! Image
3. Cochrane authors cannot force the NY Times to correct Tufekci's misleading claims and false statements, but Congress is correcting the CDC Director's false statement.

Here's the congressional staffer email thanking Cochrane for bringing this to the attention of Congress. Image
Read 7 tweets
Apr 27
1. Why did Twitter censor Tucker Carlson? Better yet, who helped Twitter do that? #TuckerTwitterFiles Image
2. While reading an endless sea of #TwitterFiles, one request to censor alleged "Covid misinformation" stood out: Tucker Carlson.

Tucker is now in the news after Fox announced his departure.
3. A Twitter employee emailed colleagues in June 2021 to inquire if a Tucker Carlson op-ed for @FoxNewsOpinion should be flagged for COVID-19 "misinformation." Image
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