Founder Henry Blodget writes:
A Business Insider executive has made some comments on Twitter that do not reflect our values and have no place at our company. The executive has left the company, effective immediately.
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Pax Dickinson has been fired as the chief technology officer of Business Insider because of his tweets on feminism, poverty and race relations.
Valley Wag lists a number of tweets they have problems with, and some of them are out of line, but they put this tweet among them, which seems to have a bit of logic to it:
aw, you can't feed your family on minimum wage? well who told you to start a fucking family when your skills are only worth minimum wage?
— Pax Dickinson (@paxdickinson) August 29, 2013