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Quibi’s CEO Meg Whitman Compared Reporters to Sexual Predators

Quibi CEO Meg Whitman lashed out against the media at an “all-hands” staff meeting last Thursday, drawing an analogy between reporters who cultivate sources and sexual predators who prey on underage victims, according to two people who heard her comments.

Whitman, a veteran tech executive who once ran for governor of California, made the comments while noting that someone had leaked an internal memo from the company’s chief financial officer about a recent fundraising. The Information reported on the memo on Jan. 10. She expressed frustration about the leak.

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