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Valerie Richardson

Valerie Richardson

Valerie Richardson covers politics and the West from Denver. She can be reached at

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This July 9, 2019 file photo shows a sign outside of the Twitter office building in San Francisco. Twitter users will soon see new warning labels on false and misleading tweets, redesigned to make them more effective and less confusing. The labels, which the company has been testing since July, are an update from those Twitter used for election misinformation before and after the 2020 presidential contest. Those labels drew criticism for not doing enough to keep people from spreading obvious falsehoods. The redesign launching worldwide on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021 is an attempt to make them more useful and easier to notice, among other things. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

COVID contrarian Alex Berenson sues Twitter after being banned

Mr. Berenson this week filed a federal lawsuit against the tech giant, alleging First Amendment violations and saying that he has "a uniquely viable claim that Twitter acted on behalf of the federal government in censoring and barring him [from] its platform." Published December 22, 2021