The co-founder of Twitter launched a searing attack on the media on Monday night, taking a broad swipe at news networks and accusing them of ‘sowing doubt to promote white supremacy and get engagement’.
The comments come just one day after condemning Twitter’s board – of which he is a member – for being preoccupied with ‘plots and coups’ amid Elon Musk’s attempt to takeover the company
Dorsey, who stepped down as CEO of Twitter in November, lashed out at CNN and then Fox.
The online rant began when CNN’s media correspondent, Brian Stelter, tweeted a link to an op-ed accusing Fox’s Tucker Carlson of ‘selling doubt’, Dorsey replied: ‘And you all are selling hope?’
Newsmax’s Alex Salvi then jumped in, saying that Dorsey was defending the controversial Fox anchor.
‘Not defending a thing,’ Dorsey replied. ‘Holding up a mirror.’