"unacceptably low racial awareness and sensitivity"Say, what's the "acceptable" level? "Darkie"? "Jig-a-boo"?
The question in my tiny & diseased mind is whether Friedland has been wandering around Netfux saying this sort of thing & someone decided that, in the current climate, enough was enough, or if our hero recently decided to start w/ this kind of language, due to his interpretation of the current climate.
One hell of a "communications" job, you stupid P.R. phony.Hollywood Reporter:
Netflix fires PR head Jonathan Friedland; CEO Hastings memo: his use of the N-word at least twice “showed unacceptably low racial awareness and sensitivity” — In lengthy internal memo, CEO Reed Hastings addressed letting go top communications executive Jonathan Friedland …Discussion:
Tim Baysinger / The Wrap: Netflix Chief Communications Officer Jonathan Friedland Fired After Using the N-Word Twice …Christopher Mele / New York Times: Netflix Fires Chief Communications Officer Over Use of Racial SlurJustin Carissimo / CBS News: Netflix communications chief out after “insensitive” remarkAshley Boucher / The Wrap: Netflix Chief Communications Officer Jonathan Friedland Out After Using the N-Word TwicePeter Kafka / @pkafka: Never read a CEO memo remotely like this. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/ ...Michael Nordine / IndieWire: Netflix Fires Director of Communications for ‘Descriptive Use of the N-Word’Anita Bennett / Fortune: Netflix Parts Ways With PR Chief Jonathan Friedland Following ‘Insensitive’ Comments