• Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Admits He “Minimized” N-Word Use By PR Chief

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Today's firing of Netflix communications chief Jonathan Friedland should have come earlier, Reed Hastings almost begrudgingly admitted to the streaming service's staff on Friday.
    “I realize that my privilege has made me intellectualize or otherwise minimize race issues like this,” the Netflix CEO said in understatement of allowing the use of the N-word by one of his top execs. “I need to set a better example by learning and listening more so I can be the leader we...
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  • Netflix Fired Comms Chief Jonathan Friedland Over His Use Of The N-Word

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Netflix 's long-time communications chief and former journalist was ousted today for using the ultimate derogatory term for African-Americans on what we now know was two separate occasions.
    Chief Executive Reed Hastings sent an awkward email to Netflix employees saying he had fired the chief communications officer, Jonathan Friedland , for showing an “unacceptably low racial awareness and sensitivity” that is out of line with the...
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