Full episode
797: What I Was Thinking As We Were Sinking
Act Two

Going Down With the Censorships

When to leave Twitter is a question lots of executives faced when Elon Musk took over the company — those who weren't immediately fired, anyway. We hear an insider’s account from the man who ran Trust & Safety at the company, until he couldn’t stand it anymore. (28 minutes)

Casey Newton makes the newsletter Platformer and co-hosts the podcast Hard Fork from The New York Times.


“Fall of the S.S. Twitter” by Samson the Truest, strings and engineering by Jesse Kotansky (Original song commissioned by This American Life)