Published on 31 Dec 2022

A success at Tesla, has Elon Musk truly lost it at Twitter?

The Straits Times, page B2

In this opinion piece by Dr Mark Cenite, Associate Dean (undergraduate education) at NTU’s CoHASS, the topic of Elon Musk and his Twitter takeover was discussed. One aim is clear, he said. Mr Musk is attempting to engage conservative users by transforming Twitter’s previous reputation for leaning left. Musk knows that conservatives distrust the platform because of the moderation decisions of what is now dubbed “Twitter1.0”, led by co-founder and then CEO Jack Dorsey and later Parag Agrawal.