Silicon Valley vs journalists: Breathtaking arrogance

The magazine "Vice" has recently published a private roundtable of influential people from Silicon Valley. The hob Nob shows two things: the breathtaking arro

Silicon Valley vs journalists: Breathtaking arrogance

The magazine "Vice" has recently published a private roundtable of influential people from Silicon Valley. The hob Nob shows two things: the breathtaking arrogance of some Tech-sizes to the press. The piece, entitled "Silicon-Valley-Elite discussed too much Power from the journalists" witnessed but also involuntarily, such as journalists, the crash leathers on "social media" on-the-go, your professional distance lose.

the "Vice"article that links to an Audio recording of the of the venture capital firm Andreesen Horowitz funded private App "Clubhouse", vehement criticism of the reporting of the founder of the travel bag company Away, Stephanie Korey had a bump last December. At the time, the magazine "the Verge reported" about the alleged poisoned work culture in the organization, and internal Memos of Korey released.

The tone ranged from malicious to aggressive; the Memos were circulating on Twitter, and led to Korey publicly apologized and her hat took – temporarily. The resignation was a mistake, it was four weeks later. The risk-Investor Paul Graham commented on Twitter: "forecast: organizations are learning that Twitter Mobs are representative, and safely can be ignored."

"Fuck you Carreyrou"

But being bullied, you will feel in the Silicon Valley in the face of critical stories, apparently, of the reporting press. Some of the self-declared do-gooder endure no criticism. Meg Whitman, former Hewlett-Packard Boss and co-founder of the streaming service, Quibi, compared to the beginning of the year journalists with sex offenders. In the blood analysis-company Theranos, which turned out to be a fraud, chanted the Boss Elizabeth Holmes, together with the workforce, "Fuck you Carreyrou" – was meant to be the Journalist who should later reveal that the supposedly revolutionary devices the company did not function at all.

Korey was recently in Instagram Posts journalists as a drama Horny careerists. So you caught a sharp Twitter replica from Taylor Lorenz, reporter for the "New York Times". It raised a Cut and thrust. Lorenz threw Korey, you talk wrong about an industry that you "apparently, zero idea," whereupon the risk-Investor and founder Balaji Srinivasan Lorenz called a "Sociopath" and the Silicon Valley called, the "Times" to "Ghost" – not to speak with reporters.

In the "Vice" has published a round on "Clubhouse", which was also Felicia Horowitz, wife of Andreesen-Horowitz co-founder Ben Horowitz, and Balaji Srinivasan took part in these events are the occasion for a debate on "revenge journalism" and "abuse of power" of the press. The engine in places, and strange flowers.

Updated Date: 12 July 2020, 11:19

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