Tinder Lawsuit

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Whitney Wolfe is suing the hook-up app Tinder for sexual harassment and discrimination. She says she was fired after being bombarded with abusive texts from Tinder’s chief marketing officer. She also alleges she was stripped of her co-founder status when she was let go. Other Tinder executives say she only had a minor part in the app’s development. The lawsuit that raises big questions about sexism in Silicon Valley.

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Guest:
Nick Summers - Staff writer at Bloomberg Businessweek - @nicksummers

Host:
Madeleine Brand

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Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott