Critics say Ellen Pao is fostering censorship that will destroy the community-curated news site. Reddit issues mea culpa, saying it's "screwed up" for years.
That dollar figure to cover legal fees is a quarter of what Pao's former employer had requested. "I think I got the right ballpark," the judge says.
A judge tentatively orders Pao to pay up, but the amount is only a quarter of what her former employer had requested.
The venture capital firm claims in court filing opposing Pao's request to drop legal fees that she asked the firm for millions in exchange for not appealing the case.
Pao files notice of appeal loss in landmark sex discrimination case against storied VC firm Kleiner Perkins.
As interim CEO of social news site Reddit, Pao is pushing to make diversity and gender equality a priority.
Pao's attorneys say the nearly $1 million she owes in legal fees to the venture capital firm is "grossly excessive."
The more powerful and successful a woman becomes, the less she's liked, says the "Lean In" author.
The storied venture capital firm says it will waive almost $1 million in legal costs if Pao doesn't appeal her loss in the headline-grabbing sex-discrimination case.
General partner Matt Murphy, who testified that he recommended firing Pao, expects to move to a smaller venture firm.