Melanie Ehrenkranz and Apple’s Response to Her Criticism Over the Paucity of Women Onstage at Last Week’s Event
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Ahead of publication, I emailed Apple for comment twice, with no
reply. After the story was published, an Apple public relations
spokesperson sent me an email, saying may have different
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pointed to African Americans who cover samsung galaxy a3 spoke at the keynote,
neither of whom are actually employed by Apple. He also mentioned
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