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The Don’t Be Evil Edition

Rana Foroohar joins Slate Money to discuss political ads on social media, the NCAA, and the California wildfires.

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Episode Notes

Rana Foroohar joins Slate Money to discuss her book Don’t Be Evil: How Big Tech Betrayed Its Founding Principles—and All of Us, the Facebook vs. Twitter war over political ads, NCAA players finally getting paid, and PG&E and the California wildfires.

And in the Slate Plus segment: Fitbit.


Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.


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A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon and Emily Peck.

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  • Emily Peck is a veteran journalist who has worked as a writer and editor at national outlets like HuffPost, the Wall Street Journal, and the American Lawyer.

  • Felix Salmon is a host of the Slate Money podcast.

  • Anna Szymanski is a columnist at Reuters Breakingviews. She previously worked in emerging markets investment and is a CFA charterholder.