Musk, one of the world’s richest men and a “free speech absolutist,” acquires Twitter, sparking debate over the platform’s future. Also, Mexican journalists in danger.
Elon Musk is about to buy Twitter for $44 billion, taking control of a platform where everyone seems angry about something. It’s still unclear if the billionaire knows what he’s getting himself into.
Rasha Abdul-Rahim – Director, Amnesty Technology
Abe Brown – Senior Editor, Forbes
Evan Greer – Director, Fight for the Future
Edward Ongweso Jr – Staff Writer, Motherboard
Shadma Shaikh – Co-founder, FactorDaily
On our radar:
Amateur Hour: The Kremlin accuses its opponents of plotting to kill a Russian journalist, but the evidence doesn’t add up. Producer Johanna Hoes on Putin’s strange accusations.
Mexican journalism – a fight to the death:
Journalism on the run. Mexico, its culture of violence against reporters who are killed, with impunity.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador – President of Mexico
Reyna Haydee Ramírez – Journalist and co-founder, Red Sonora de Periodistas
Ana Cristina Ruelas – Former director, Article 19, Mexico and Central America and Researcher, El Colegio de México AC Seminar on Violence and Peace