Elon Musk and one of his “Twitter Files” writers, Matt Taibbi, don’t seem to be on great terms right now, and that situation probably isn’t getting any better after Musk posted then deleted a DM conversation between the two of them.
Let me try to recap how we got to this point. I’m warning you now that it’s a bit of a mess.
- Taibbi, given access to Twitter information from Musk, published the first of many editions of the so-called “Twitter Files” that Musk believed would be a shocking exposé of former leadership.
- Taibbi also publishes Racket News, a Substack-based publication with more than 362,000 subscribers.
- On Wednesday, Substack announced a Twitter-like product called “Notes.”
- Late in the week, Twitter started restricting tweets…