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Former Web Summit chief executive Katherine Maher, now head of US public broadcaster NPR, is facing criticism for her liberal views. Picture: Getty

Elon Musk’s beef with former Web Summit boss

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Fresh from her brief tenure at the tech events company, Katherine Maher has found herself in the middle of a firestorm at NPR, the US public broadcasting giant she now leads.

Maher is facing criticism over her past tweets embracing liberal causes, calling Donald Trump a racist and recounting a dream she had about ...