One of the 20 most-followed Twitter accounts is the New York Times.

 Elon Musk directly ordered Twitter to decertify it.

Reason: the publication refused to pay his $1,000/month company verification charge

Not all companies paid. Musk dubbed The Times "propaganda" and its feed "diarrhoea." 

The Tesla founder favours the press, which affects automotive journalism, car reviews, 

Tesla founder Elon Musk favours the press.

He excluded The New York Times from his list of 10,000 "notable" Twitter company accounts that won't pay

He also utilised its verified status removal to criticise its account management and recommend changes.