Uber Exec In Hot Water After Suggesting A Journalist Smear Campaign

npr.org – The popular ride-service company Uber is in damage control mode after a senior vice president expressed interest in unveiling details about the private lives of journalists in retaliation for unflattering coverage of Uber’s business practices. Buzzfeed reported Monday that Emil Michael, who says he believed his comments were off the record, expressed his feelings during a private dinner in New York about the company’s media critics, some of whom have recently reported that Uber encourages sexist behavior in its executives, along with drivers and clients.

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