Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey joined a podcast organized by a famous fitness actor who also highlights the controversial and dangerous conspiracy theory that vaccines cause autism in children.
rubs his elbows with extreme right or extreme personalities and moves a bad actor to more popularity.
On Tuesday, Dorsi was a guest of an unpublished episode from Ben Greenfield's podcast and praised him for "everything you do to make it simple." Journalists who follow Dorsey in his conspiracy tour quickly point out that Greenfield recently said on Twitter that "vaccines really cause autism," advise "Do not trust Snopes for your news on this issue. "
A Twitter spokesman told HuffPost that Dorsey did not know about Greenfield's ideology that came under the podcast and that D Orsie's appearance on the show was not an endorsement of the host's views.
But the very presence of Dorsey in the program gives a huge platform to the person who is sitting opposite him. In this case, a person who has recently told their followers to ignore the modern life-saving medicine. (Greenfield publishes articles on HuffPost's health and fitness before its completion in 2018)
Only last week Dorsi also appeared on "The Joe Rogan". An Attempt "podcast, a popular talk show that counts the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on the list of respected guests. Dorsi calmed down the host, saying that "it is probably too aggressive" in banning users who have participated in a "training coding" campaign against fired journalists. The only thing that Dorsy has posed dozens of unscrupulous questions about Twitter's political bias has released Rogan's episode on Rogan's 3 million YouTube views and serves as silent permission for extremists to continue their online bullying campaigns. This was not his most popular episode, but the episodes before and after receiving 1.6 million and 1 million views respectively. (Read more about this Daily Beast error.)
At that moment Dorsi leads questions about his personal views. pic.twitter.com/DoChxjTRO1
Direct questions about his views on vaccines – including whether he believes they cause autism or should be used in children – have not received clear answers. The spokeswoman noted that Dorsey had not made her opinion on the vaccines, and subsequent requests for a statement or interview had not been answered.
Dorsey has long been criticized for his excessive attempts to calm conservatives, especially the far-right voices. He has repeatedly appealed to the conservative group's complaints that his platform has bias against them, and by joining them to argue for a problem of bad faith, he has promoted the biggest – and sometimes dangerous – viewpoints in Internet. when he offered a rare public apology to Kendis Owens for calling her "far right", for example, while remaining mostly silent for journalists and commentators who were victims of genuine harassment campaigns on his platform (some of them, by the way,
In an interview with Ashley Feinberg of HuffPost, he says there is no "calming program" of these voices, but he says he will not stop listening to them:
For me, I think it is useful to we hear a perspective even if I do not believe in it, just to hear what other people say. so that I will not stop, but this is not a calming agenda, but the agenda is to listen and to hear what is said and why it is said
But as Faineberg points out, the simplest questions often are the hardest to answer by Dorsi On Wednesday, when questions were raised about his views, the only party that wanted to talk publicly about the vaccines was Greenfield, who said he and Dorsey had not discussed the issue.