The Powers That Be: Daily

Ben Smith Goes After Sorkin

Ben Smith Goes After Sorkin

The Powers That Be: Daily - May 4, 2022 - 16:42

Dylan Byers joins Peter Hamby to discuss the latest dish on Semafor, the Ben & Justin Smith new mediaco: who they've tried to recruit, the interesting model, and what the company is really trying to do—and be. Teddy Schleifer also joins to discuss Elon Musk's bizarre deal history. Turns out Twitter is really of a piece with his eccentric history of leveraging himself into oblivion.

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