The New York Times blamed sexism for the departure of Ellen Pao of Reddit, claiming, "It’s Silicon Valley 2, Ellen Pao 0: Fighter of Sexism Is Out at Reddit."
The article begins, "Ellen Pao became a hero to many when she took on the entrenched male-dominated culture of Silicon Valley. But sentiment is a fickle thing. Late Friday she fell victim to a crowd demanding her ouster as chief executive of the popular social media site Reddit."
However, the Times intentionally forgets to mention that the "crowd demanding her ouster" gained traction after a woman was fired from Reddit, Victoria Taylor.
The Times reports that, somehow, many sexist "Redditors" hated Ms. Pao because she was a woman. At the same time, however, these same Redditors defended Ms. Taylor... despite the fact that she was a woman.
It further, and casually, dismisses the decision of a jury, which ruled that Ms. Pao's famed discrimination suit against her former employer had no merit. "Her gender discrimination case," the Times reports, "years in the making, failed to sway a jury, but did reveal a community that casually tolerated an atmosphere where machismo was prized and women often seemed to be relegated to secondary roles."
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