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Friday Opinion

More Than a Pledge: Using the Law to Combat VC Sexual Harassment

By Noreen Farrell and Joelle Emerson · Jul 14, 2017 10:00 AM PDT · 7 comments

There seems to be an unending list of examples of sexism and bias in the venture capital industry. Whether it is the latest news of widespread harassment and subsequent “apologies” from harassers, or the longstanding pattern of female entrepreneurs struggling to get funding (and women of color receiving virtually none), it’s clear the industry needs to change.

Indeed, ...

The Trouble With News Bundles

By Tony Haile · May 26, 2017 7:00 AM PDT · 15 comments

Last week, The Information Editor-in-Chief Jessica Lessin suggested in a column that an aggregated news bundle on the cable model could be a solution to the news industry’s business model woes. An all-access pass could indeed be better for consumers and make for a more elegant web experience. And it isn’t going to happen.

Given the minimal marginal costs of serving content, a ...