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Uber Executive's Remarks Spark Outrage

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An executive of ride-sharing company Uber has suggested that the company consider hiring investigators to dig up dirt on journalists who are critical of the company. According to BuzzFeed News, Uber Senior Vice President Emil Michael singled out journalist Sarah Lacy, who runs the website PandoDaily. Michael has since said the remarks don’t reflect the views of Uber and that he regrets them. Sarah Lacy joins us to share her response.

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Sarah Lacy, author and tech writer

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