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Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins, The Future of Entertainment, SoundBox

Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins
A jury decided Friday in favor of venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins in a high-profile gender discrimination suit. Ellen Pao had sued the firm, claiming it failed to promote her because of her gender.

KQED NEWSROOM talks to Fran Maier, co-founder of and founder of TrustE, about the verdict.

The Future of Entertainment
Cell phones and the internet have generated more competition for audiences' attention than ever before. From the symphony to sports to online video streaming, KQED NEWSROOM looks at how businesses and entertainers are experimenting with ways to keep their audiences engaged.

• Kenny Lauer, VP of digital and marketing for Golden State Warriors
• Matthew DiPietro, VP of marketing for Twitch
• Nick Pitera, YouTube singer

With dramatic lighting, multiple stages, cocktails and couches, SoundBox is the San Francisco Symphony's effort to create an alternative venue for its own music. Cy Musiker takes us inside.

Catch an encore presentation of Mayors From Around the Bay on Friday, April 3, 2015.


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