Netflix’s Chief Communications Officer Let Go Following “Insensitive” Remarks

Netflix has let go of its longtime chief communications officer, Jonathan Friedland, after Friedland himself conceded on Twitter that he was “insensitive in speaking to my team about words that offend in comedy.”

The Hollywood Reporter reports that Friedland used the n-word in a meeting with staffers, who later reported the incident. CEO Reed Hastings notified employees in a company-wide this afternoon. Friedland had been at Netflix for seven years, and wrote on Twitter that “leaders...

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