A Meta spokesperson told The Conversation non-news pages had been taken down by mistake. Whistleblower allegations contradict this.
The internet of 2021 is not the open public sphere that early visionaries had imagined.
Facebook’s choice of profits over the people is difficult to reconcile with its commitment to free speech.
From screenshots, to rival social platforms, to the old-school method of visiting a newspaper’s homepage, there are plenty of ways to get your news fix without clicking on Facebook.