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Quibi’s content failed to hook viewers and convince them to pay. Insiders said Jeffrey Katzenberg had close control of many programming decisions.

Quibi, the mobile-video startup that raised $US1.75 billion from backers like Alibaba Group, JPMorgan Chase, and Disney, is folding six months after debuting its subscription service. The Jeffrey Katzenberg-founded startup said in a statement that its demise was likely caused by a combination of an idea that wasn’t strong enough […]
Quibi’s content failed to hook viewers and convince them to pay. Insiders said Jeffrey Katzenberg had close control of many programming decisions.
Tech

Quibi’s founder reportedly told staffers to listen to a song from the movie ‘Trolls’ as he announced they would be losing their jobs

Quibi’s founder, Jeffrey Katzenberg, told employees to listen to the song “Get Back Up Again” from the movie “Trolls” to help lift their spirits during the company’s shutdown, The Wall Street Journal reported. Employees were told Wednesday that they would be laid off and receive severance, The Journal reported. Quibi […]
Quibi’s founder reportedly told staffers to listen to a song from the movie ‘Trolls’ as he announced they would be losing their jobs
Lifestyle

Meet Jeffrey Katzenberg, the Hollywood veteran who went from dropping out of college to founding DreamWorks and the shuttering streaming service Quibi

Jeffrey Katzenberg, the mind behind shuttering streaming service Quibi, is preceded by an impressive resume, from revitalizing Disney’s animation in the 1990s to cofounding DreamWorks. Katzenberg, 69, got his start in the mail room at Paramount Pictures, after dropping out of NYU during his first semester. He went on to […]
Meet Jeffrey Katzenberg, the Hollywood veteran who went from dropping out of college to founding DreamWorks and the shuttering streaming service Quibi
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Here’s How Much The Top 15 Media CEOs Spend On Private Jets [Ranked]

[credit provider=”Courtesy Gulfstream / AP / Getty Images”] We scoured the SEC filings of 15 biggest media companies, like News Corp. and Disney, to see which CEOs get the best perks in the form of private jets and other trinkets.One of them gets more than $1 million per year in company […]
Here’s How Much The Top 15 Media CEOs Spend On Private Jets [Ranked]
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Steve Bing Just Pledged A HUGE Amount To The Motion Picture & TV Fund

[credit provider=”Getty Images, 401(K) 2012 / Flickr” url=”http://www.401kcalculator.org/”] Add another large donation to Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Motion Picture and Television Fund campaign.  The MPTF announced producer Steve Bing will contribute $30 million to the fundraiser. 
Steve Bing Just Pledged A HUGE Amount To The Motion Picture & TV Fund