Elon Musk mocks media claiming neutrality after takeover freakout: 'Will have to fact-check that'

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Billionaire Elon Musk mocked the media on Monday in response to a tweet about CBS News and joked about mainstream media "bias."

"So you said ‘mainstream media’ is biased? Hmm, will have to fact-check that with mainstream media. Nope, they say everything is cool!" Musk posted to Twitter.

Musk responded to conservative comedian Tim Young, who referenced CBS News' announcement that CBS would be pausing their Twitter activity on Friday.

"In light of the uncertainty around Twitter and out of an abundance of caution, CBS News is pausing its activity on the social media site as it continues to monitor the platform," CBS News correspondent Jonathan Vigliotti said Friday during "CBS Evening News."

CBS News tweeted on Sunday that they would be resuming their Twitter activity.

"After pausing for much of the weekend to assess the security concerns, CBS News and Stations is resuming its activity on Twitter as we continue to monitor the situation," CBS News PR tweeted on Sunday.... (Read more)