Online travel firm TripAdvisor laid off more than 900 people—about a quarter of its staff—and closed its offices in San Francisco and Boston on Tuesday. The Massachusetts-based company, which offers hotel and flight bookings as well as reviews for tourism destinations, also asked remaining employees to take 20% salary reductions for three months, CEO Stephen Kaufer said in an email to staff,...
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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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