Netflix Fires PR Chief After Use of N-Word in Meeting (Exclusive)

Jonathan Friedland, who’s served as the streaming giant’s chief communications officer for the past six years, is out at the company after “insensitive” remarks he made to his team. Sources say that Friedland used the N-word in a meeting with other Netflix staffers, some of whom later reported the incident. Per insiders, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings sent a company-wide email explaining Friedland’s firing around 12:45 p.m. PT on Friday[.] – Bryn Elise Sandberg & Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter https://ift.tt/2K0O9la
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