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Old 12-03-2018, 03:17 PM
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You're allowed to believe me or not, but I meant every word I said. Could you point out the line where I said certain individuals were not problematic? I'm definitely not arguing that there weren't problematic individuals or that all of those problems have been removed.

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Then why did you even bring up "startup culture" and blame reporters just looking for a good story? That article pretty clearly shows that it's still a significant ongoing issue.
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Then why did you even bring up "startup culture" and blame reporters just looking for a good story? That article pretty clearly shows that it's still a significant ongoing issue.
The story is very well crafted and is extremely painful to read. I was not making a jab at the reporter. I was making a jab at insurance companies not being interesting enough to write about and that some form of selection bias exists in choosing one company over another.

If you have a political agenda though, we can take this elsewhere.

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Old 12-03-2018, 03:23 PM
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The story is very well crafted and is extremely painful to read. I was not making a jab at the reporter. I was making a jab at insurance companies not being interesting enough to write about and that some form of selection bias exists in choosing one company over another.

If you have a political agenda though, we can take this elsewhere.

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There's nothing political about covering up sexism in the workplace.
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You spent this long addressing this problem.

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I don't want to minimize anyone who actually went through those problems as I have no reason to doubt the accusations.
And this long making excuses for Riot.

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However, within the areas that I work at the company, I have not noticed anything that was concerning. I've been under the impression that most of the stories brought to light were from the early years of a startup culture, which doesn't seem uncommon.

I will say I have been amazed by the recent movements to help combat prejudice on all fronts at Riot. The material and classes that have been mandatory across the company are top-tier, whereas the yearly "diversity" slideshow I would watch at all my previous companies just felt like a hoop-jumping exercise.

I've been fortunate enough to experience multiple work environments when it comes to diversity & inclusion and even though there is always room for improvement, Riot is much better than any of the other places I have worked. It isn't even close.

But is a reporter going to throw a rock at an insurance company? Or would they rather set their sights on the likes of Snapchat, Google, Netflix, or Facebook? Even though the problem is at societal level, instead of company level, what makes the better story?

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There's nothing political about covering up sexism in the workplace.
You really are tone deaf sometimes.

Writing about diversity at an insurance company = zzzZZZ (few clicks)

Writing about diversity at a gaming company = more clicks.

This is not a hard concept to understand.
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You really are tone deaf sometimes.

Writing about diversity at an insurance company = zzzZZZ (few clicks)

Writing about diversity at a gaming company = more clicks.

This is not a hard concept to understand.
That article is not about diversity, it's about systemic misogyny and sexual harassment.

Hey look, they're being sued for it: https://kotaku.com/current-and-forme...der-1830262786
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That article is not about diversity, it's about systemic misogyny and sexual harassment.
Talk about missing the forrest from the trees......
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Talk about missing the forrest from the trees......
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I like Jason Schreier, but he definitely has an axe to grind on some of this stuff. The whole Filip plagiarizing Dead Cells reviews was great investigative reporting, but he's also strongly pro-unionization of video game employees, so he chooses what to investigate based on his biases. And I'm not saying that's a bad thing to have happen (I'm not a fan, but he has the right to his opinion), but he is definitely far from unbiased.
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