by MARTHA MCHARDY at independent.co.uk
In the lawsuit, the non-profit alleges that Mr Paxton’s “retaliatory” investigation is unlawful and violates its First Amendment rights.
The dispute began when Media Matters released a report claiming that adverts from major companies were running next to pro-Hitler and antisemitic content on X.
The report prompted a series of major companies – including Disney, Apple and IBM – to pull advertising from the social media platform.
Executives at X quickly condemned Media Matters, claiming the research strategy used to uncover the content next to company adverts was not representative of how regular people use the platform.