What Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover could mean


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Twitter has a new boss… none other than the richest man on the planet, Elon Musk.

With the $44 billion takeover confirmed, it has many people concerned about the ethical issues involved with a man of Musks’ power owning such an influential platform. Also, there are worries about the Tesla and SpaceX founder being a self proclaimed ‘free speech absolutist’ and what that could mean moving forward.

Professor Charlie Beckett, Director of Polis, the independent journalism think tank at the London School of Economics explains what the future of Twitter could look like.

Today we talk about:

  • Should the richest man in the world be able to own one of the most influential social media platforms (01:44)
  • What are some of the biggest ethical issues involving this takeover (03:04)
  • What does the future of Twitter look like? (07:25)

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