The New York Post fired an employee on Thursday for placing false and racist content material concentrating on politicians on the newspaper’s web site and Twitter feed.
The tweets and pretend information tales included requires the assassinations of President Joe Biden and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, each Democrats. False tweets had New York’s Republican candidate for governor, Lee Zeldin, making violent statements about Gov. Kathy Hochul and hurling racist slurs at New York City Mayor Eric Adams.
Another false tweet had Texas Gov. Greg Abbott saying he would “order Border Patrol to begin slaughtering illegals.”
The Post, in a press release, mentioned its investigation concluded the acts have been dedicated by an employee, who was fired. No particulars have been launched on who the employee was or how one particular person had the flexibility to hijack the accounts.
“This morning, we instantly eliminated the vile and reprehensible content material from our web site and social media accounts,” the Post mentioned.