Slate Money

Multibillionaire Toddler

Slate Money talks Twitter, texting fines, and questionable research.


Episode Notes

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss Elon Musk vs. Twitter, the big banks getting big texting fines, and the ethically questionable academic study funded by Uber.

In the Plus segment: The Gates Foundation.

Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.


About the Show

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

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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.

  • Elizabeth Spiers is Slate’s Pay Dirt columnist. She was the founding editor of Gawker and the former editor in chief of the New York Observer. Prior to Gawker, she was a financial analyst.