Reddit Is Hemorrhaging Female Employees

Gabrielle Bluestone · 07/28/15 04:35PM

In the last month, at least four female senior Reddit employees have left the company, as the site’s interim CEO continues to insist that there’s “no gender discrimination problem.” The latest employee to exit—Jessica Moreno, Reddit’s now-former Head of Community—quit Monday, purportedly because she intends to “spend more time with her family” and not because who in god’s name would want that job at this point.

Former Reddit CEO: You're All Screwed

Ashley Feinberg · 07/14/15 10:16PM

Former Reddit CEO Yishan Wong is having a goddamn ball this week, bouncing around announcement threads and spilling site secrets to his heart’s content. His latest big reveal: Reddit’s board has been itching to purge the site of users’ precious hate-based subreddits since the beginning. And recently, the only thing stopping them had been... Ellen Pao. Whoops.

Was Ellen Pao Set Up? Former Reddit CEO Unleashes on Founders

Sam Biddle · 07/13/15 12:57PM

The story so far: Reddit already despised recently ousted CEO Ellen Pao, and the firing of community liaison Victoria Taylor was the final screwup that did her in. But what if the whole time, she was taking the heat for someone else’s mistake?

Did Reddit's Former CEO Just Reveal a "Long Con" to Sabotage the Site?

Sam Biddle · 07/12/15 12:25PM

After Reddit’s surrender to white supremacy this week, users and observers alike have been trying to figure out how exactly we got to this nadir. How could something so popular get so much wrong, over and over again? A new post by Reddit’s ex-chief suggests it’s all been an inside job.

So Long, Reddit

Reginald Braithwaite · 07/12/15 06:45AM

Earlier today, I took my children to my great-grandparents’ grave in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto. They don’t have a big headstone, or a nice spot. But they have a big place in my heart: He came to Canada from Barbados, she from Jamaica, and he built two(!) houses for their extended family.