Across Platforms, Politicians Face Scrutiny About Everything But Their Speech

We picked apart the policies in place across Facebook, YouTube and Twitter

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Posts from Kim Kardashian or Cardi B will always be more scrutinized than those by Donald Trump. Photo Illustration: Dianna McDougall; Sources: Getty Images

Though the biggest platforms have hand-wrung and rolled out steps to stanch the flow of political misinformation, it appears there’s one way to get around their censorship: paying for it.

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@swodinsky shoshana.wodinsky@adweek.com Shoshana Wodinsky is Adweek's platforms reporter, where she covers the financial and societal impacts of major social networks. She was previously a tech reporter for The Verge and NBC News.