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Resource ID: #27211
Subject: Business
Source: Bloomberg Business News (Princeton, N.J.)
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Date: December 7-13, 2015

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When Gravity Payments' CEO Dan Price repeated false claims to reporter Karen Weise that he'd been sued by his Gravity co-founder and brother after his sensational announcement to raise employees' minimum salary to $70,000, Weise suspected there was much more to the story that had made him an instant icon. In “Hero?” Weise masterfully tells the story of how Price used the media to build himself up, and, through dogged reporting, reveals what scores of other news organizations missed.

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