InfluenceWatch Podcast #213: Tech, Musk, and Philanthropy

Editor’s Note: Between recording and publication, Twitter announced that Musk would not be joining the Twitter board of directors.

Hello, I’m Michael Watson and this is the InfluenceWatch Podcast. The debates over Big Tech and online censorship were thrown for a loop this week when Elon Musk, the multi-billionaire owner of SpaceX and Tesla, announced he had bought a substantial stake in Twitter. So what does all that mean, and going further, what could the continuing rise of a man like Musk mean for public policy and philanthropy?

This week I’m joined by Senior Investigative Researcher Ken Braun and Director of Communications and External Relations Sarah Lee for a Capital Research Center roundtable on tech, Musk, and philanthropy.

Listen to “Episode 213: Tech, Musk, & Philanthropy” on Spreaker.

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  • InfluenceWatch: Twitter
  • National Review: Musk’s Move on Twitter
  • Sarah Lee

    Sarah Lee was born and raised in Atlanta, Ga., but found herself drawn to Washington, DC, the birthplace of her mother, after completing a master’s degree in public administration from…
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    Ken Braun

    Ken Braun is CRC’s senior investigative researcher and authors profiles for InfluenceWatch.org and the Capital Research magazine. He previously worked for several free market policy organizations, spent six…
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    Michael Watson

    Michael is Research Director for Capital Research Center and serves as the managing editor for InfluenceWatch. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, he previously worked for a…
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