Amazon has reversed its decision to pull ex-New York Times reporter Alex Berenson's latest COVID-19 book – that questions the effectiveness of masks – after he hit out at the platform saying 'censorship is alive and well'.
The former journalist, who has emerged as a strong critic of the government's response to the pandemic, reeled off a series of Tweets Tuesday night saying that Amazon had blocked the publication of the paperback – and later ebook – versions of his book.
He then later tweeted that the retail giant had 'backed down', sharing images of an email from Kindle saying the book was 'now live and available' on the platform.
This comes five months after the eCommerce giant caved to pressure over Berenson's first COVID-19 publication, about the reporting of coronavirus deaths.
Amazon had initially blocked the publication of the book back in June before saying it was done 'in error' as …