Netflix is facing another legal battle for its aggressive recruiting strategy. Today the game publisher Activision filed a suit against the company for poaching its CFO Spencer Neumann in 2018. The suit alleges that the move violated state labor laws; Neumann was in the middle of this three-year contract with Activision when Netflix hired him. This isn’t the first time Netflix has faced these...
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To paraphrase Tolstoy, each unhappy TV channel is unhappy in its own way. And as illustrated by the leadup to the Wednesday exit of CNN’s CEO, Chris Licht, the cable news channel hasn’t been a happy place lately. That’s not likely to change now that Licht is gone. Beyond the gossipy drama behind his departure is the reality that CNN and its corporate parent, Warner Bros. Discovery, are both...
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