One of many world’s richest males and ‘free speech absolutist’ Musk acquires Twitter, prompting debates over the way forward for the platform. Plus, Mexican journalists in peril.
Elon Musk is closing in on shopping for Twitter for $44bn, taking management of a platform the place everybody appears offended about one thing. It isn’t but clear if the billionaire is aware of simply what he’s entering into.
Rasha Abdul-Rahim – Director, Amnesty Tech
Abe Brown – Senior editor, Forbes
Evan Greer – Director, Struggle for the Future
Edward Ongweso Jr – Workers author, Motherboard
Shadma Shaikh – Co-founder, FactorDaily
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Newbie hour: The Kremlin accuses its adversaries of plotting to kill a Russian journalist however the proof doesn’t add up. Producer Johanna Hoes on Putin’s weird allegations.
Mexican journalism – a struggle to the demise:
Journalism, on the run. Mexico, its tradition of violence towards reporters who’re killed, with impunity.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador – President of Mexico
Reyna Haydee Ramírez – Journalist & co-founder, Pink Sonora de Periodistas
Ana Cristina Ruelas – Former director, Article 19, Mexico and Central America & Researcher, El Colegio de México A C Seminar on Violence and Peace