REPORT: Pelosi refusing to return calls from Facebook’s Zuckerberg after edited video controversy

JUNE 11, 2019

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In the weeks since Facebook refused to take down a viral doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has tried to reach out to the Speaker to talk about how his company handles misinformation, but according to a report in The Washington Post, Pelosi has not returned his calls.

Pelosi hasn’t responded to Zuckerberg, but their respective staffs have been in touch, the Post reports. In the meantime, Pelosi is reportedly not eager to hear Zuckerberg’s reasoning for his company’s decision following the handling of the video.

The article goes on to state the following:

A video of a Pelosi speech at a Center of American Progress event was altered and slowed down to make her words slur and give her an appearance of looking sick or drunk, and many of those who watched it did not seem to know it had been manipulated.

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