Tuesday 28th March 2017,

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Ellen Pao Lands Job to Increase Diversity in Tech

posted by Randall
Ellen Pao

Ellen Pao

Ellen Pao, who gained both fame and notoriety when she unsuccessfully sued Venture Capital firm Kleiner Perkins for sex discrimination, has landed back on her feet.

She has taken a position as chief diversity and inclusion officer of for Kapor Center for Social Impact and a venture partner at Kapor Capital.

“I’ve been … Read more

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Jeremy Lin Surprises Fans with an Ask Me Anything Session

posted by Randall

Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin talked about everything from his new hair style to his eating binge to his game on Reddit Thursday night in an unannounced Ask Me Anything session, known to the initiated as AMA.

He talked about the framed life sized jersey made from Fruit Loops he got, but what I found most interesting is … Read more

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Support for Ellen Pao Comes too Late

posted by Randall

Ellen Pao
When Ellen Pao was making headlines for suing Kleiner Perkins, she gained the support of many people who identified with her fight for equal pay and against gender discrimination in Silicon Valley.
When Pao was under attack by Reddit users for trying to eliminate some of the hate on that site, many of … Read more

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NY Times: Reddit’s Chief Ellen Pao stepping down

posted by Elizabeth Kim

Ellen Pao
Ellen Pao, interim chief executive of the popular messaging board, Reddit, announced Friday her decision to step down from her position, reports the New York Times.
This announcement comes after a week of criticisms from angry users following the dismissal of Victoria Taylor, a well-liked employee of Reddit. Many users in the … Read more

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CNN Money: Ellen Pao Works for Diversity at Reddit

posted by Randall

Ellen PaoEllen Pao who recently lost her sex discrimination case against venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins continues to push diversity at Reddit where she is interim CEO, reports CNN Money.

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Pao says she’s passed over candidates not committed to diversity, she’s hired a diversity consultant and … Read more

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ABC7/KGO: Defense Cross Examines Ellen Pao in Sex Discrimination Case

posted by Randall

Ellen PaoThe defense in the sex discrimination case against Silicon Valley venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins Caufiled and Byers grilled accuser Ellen Pao Tuesday.

ABC7/KGO reports the courtroom became tense as attorney Lynne Hermle questioned Pao about her work history and her affair with co-worker Ajit Nazre.

Hermle: You discussed having children together?
Pao: Yes we … Read more

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Unanswered Questions in KTVU #Asiana Crash Gaffe

posted by asamnews

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(Note from editor: Mike Hale posted these comments on the Asian American Journalists Association Media Watch Facebook page about the incorrect names of the pilots aired on KTVU during its coverage of the Asiana crash. The comments are re-posted here with his permission. Hale is a television & film Read more

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Huffington Post: Body of Missing Brown Student Likely Found

posted by Randall

Sunil TripathiAuthorities in Providence say its very likely a body pulled from the Providence River is that of missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi, reports the Huffington Post.

The Indian American student was last seen more than a month ago by his roommate. One officer says “it’s very very possible” the body found near the … Read more

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The Telegraph: Reddit Apologizes for Wrongly IDing Missing Indian American Student as Boston Bomber

posted by Randall


Sunil TripathiWhen users of Reddit misidentified Sunil Tripathi (pictured here) as a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, it set out an avalanche of hate and misinformation on social media.

The young man has been missing for more than a month and his family did not need the added stress of hearing that their son … Read more


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