Joel Weingart

Community Notes

Twitter community adds a context note to tweet of clip from Megyn Kelly's Trump interview: A journalist named Joel Weingart tweeted, "Trump, in an interview with Megyn Kelly, says he doesn't know who gave Fauci the presidential commendation." The tweet included a video clip of the relevant part of the interview. Twitter added a label to the post that read "Readers added context they thought people might want to know.” The added context read "Trump is being disingenuous in this video clip. On his last day in office, Trump awarded a Presidential Commendation to Fauci in recognition of his 'exceptional efforts' on Operation Warp Speed." The note included a link to the official archives of the Trump White House's press release about the award. The label is part of Twitter’s Community Notes system. Twitter users are able to sign up as contributors to add context to tweets.