Social media platform Twitter suspended Snoopman News for poor behaviour over the news outlets’ attempts to break the story that Lorde’s real Grammy speech was censored two weeks ago.
When Snoopman News’ Editor-in-Chief, Snoopman, revisited Twitter on Sunday 9 February 2014, a ‘yellow’ notice stated that the suspension was for making “multiple unsolicited mentions to other users”.
Snoopman News suspended by Twitter for soliciting news
See the scoop behind the suppression of Lorde’s real Grammy speech on Snoopman News by legendary journalist Iggy Swind …
Clipping Queen Bee’s Wings
Lorde’s real Grammy speech suppressed
Lorde delivered a lecture-like speech that was a scathing indictment of global capitalism. But, as the singer-songwriter spoke of what really occupied her mental space, the live broadcast of the Grammy Awards was switched to a ‘rehearsal take’.
To read Lorde’s censored handwritten Grammy speech; & Full Transcript (with citations) of Lorde’s acceptance speech; and Front-page news in New Zealand see: Lorde Censored: The Queen Bee’s Suppressed Grammy Speech at https://snoopman.wordpress.com/2014/02/16/lorde-censored-the-queen-bees-suppressed-grammy-speech/
See the Full Story: Royal Pencil in Print: Lorde’s suppressed Grammy speech makes front-page news in far-flung New Zealand at https://snoopman.wordpress.com/2014/02/15/royal-pencil-in-print-lordes-suppressed-grammy-speech-makes-front-page-news-in-far-flung-new-zealand/
By day, Snoopman works undercover as an ordinary mortal, editing news at a television station. By night, Snoopman researches the wicked deeds of the powerful, and is Editor-in-Chief at Snoopman News.
Also see Lorde’s Suppressed Grammy Award acceptance speech (Full Transcript) 26 January 2014 https://snoopman.wordpress.com/2014/02/06/lordes-suppressed-grammy-award-acceptance-speech-full-transcript-26-january-2014/
The story is also mirrored at snoopman.net.nz here:
Clipping Queen Bee’s Wings: Lorde’s real Grammy speech suppressed http://snoopman.net.nz/2014/02/11/clipping-queen-bees-wings-lordes-real-grammy-speech-suppressed/
Lorde’s Suppressed Grammy Award acceptance speech (Full Transcript) 26 January 2014 http://snoopman.net.nz/2014/02/11/lordes-suppressed-grammy-award-acceptance-speech-full-transcript-26-january-2014/