As anticipated, NBCUniversal has begun layoffs as the company, like its peers, has seen declines in revenue amidst the shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Last week, NBC’s parent, Comcast, reported that revenue at NBC had dropped 25% amidst closures of movie theaters, its theme parks, live sporting events and declines in ad revenue. Jeff Shell, who took over as CEO of NBC earlier this...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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