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Why TV has such a thirst for shows about tech founders-turned scammers

Showtime’s “Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber” debuts this Sunday. It’s the latest in a TV trend that dramatizes flawed and sometimes criminal real-world tech entrepreneurs.

We discuss this with NPR TV critic Eric Deggans.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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