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Ex-Senator Dropped As Sindo Columnist Over Fake Twitter Account.

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The publisher says it demands transparency from its contributors.

Former Senator Eoghan Harris has been dropped as a Sunday Independent columnist, over a fake social media account.

Editor Alan English says he was involved in the running of an anonymous Twitter account, which wasn't 'fair and reasonable'.

The publisher says it demands transparency from its contributors.

Mr Harris was a long-time critic of Sinn Féin, and the party's justice spokesman, Martin Kenny, welcomes yesterday's decision.

Deputy  Kenny, says the paper was right to drop him.

 

 

On Friday afternoon, it was reported in the Irish Examiner and Irish Times  that Twitter has suspended 8 accounts linked to the now-suspended @@barbarapym2 handle

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