Issue ads policy: What this means for news organizations
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Why is there an exemption for news organizations?
The intention of this policy is to provide the public with greater transparency into ads that seek to influence people’s stance on issues that may influence election outcomes. We don’t believe that news organizations running ads on Twitter that report on these issues, rather than advocate for or against them, should be subject to this policy.
How does a news organization know if it qualifies for the exemption?
A news organization must meet all of the following criteria:
News organizations can also submit affiliated journalists for exemption. These accounts will need to meet the following requirements: