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Netflix shares the inclusion strategy that helped it improve Black representation in its leadership and the areas it needs to do better in like recruiting Latinx staffers

Netflix released on Wednesday its first inclusion report that details its progress on diversity, the strategies that moved the needle, and where it needs to do better. The report showed that Netflix made big strides since 2017 in recruiting Black staffers, who now make up 8% of its full-time US […]
Netflix shares the inclusion strategy that helped it improve Black representation in its leadership and the areas it needs to do better in like recruiting Latinx staffers
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Research shows Hollywood is failing Latinos. People behind ‘One Day at a Time’ and ‘Vida’ share how those stories made it to TV and how the industry could push change forward.

Shows like “One Day at a Time” and “Vida” earned praise for their nuanced portrayals of Latino characters, but studies show little progress has been made over the past two years in improving representation across TV and film. Business Insider interviewed the people behind these shows as well as researchers, […]
Research shows Hollywood is failing Latinos. People behind ‘One Day at a Time’ and ‘Vida’ share how those stories made it to TV and how the industry could push change forward.
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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.
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Cheddar insiders describe its growing pains since being acquired by Altice for $200 million and the future of its ‘post-cable’ network model

Millennial-news network Cheddar was a bright spot in media last year when it was acquired by cable company Altice USA for $US200 million. The company has since had layoffs amid the pandemic and consolidated its two channels. Business Insider spoke with Cheddar’s founder, former employees, and analysts about the future […]
Cheddar insiders describe its growing pains since being acquired by Altice for $200 million and the future of its ‘post-cable’ network model
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Quibi is reportedly exploring strategic options including a possible sale

The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that Jeffrey Katzenberg’s mobile-video startup, Quibi, which raised $US1.75 billion but has struggled to sign up subscribers, is considering a possible sale. A possible sale is one of a few strategic options the company is reportedly considering, including raising more money, and going public […]
Quibi is reportedly exploring strategic options including a possible sale
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Comcast will soft launch its big streaming TV bet on Wednesday. Here’s an early look at Peacock, which will have NBC classics like ‘Parks and Rec’ and trending news.

Comcast begins rolling out its big streaming TV bet, Peacock, to its customers on Wednesday. Peacock executives virtually demonstrated the platform for reporters on Tuesday. At launch, the service will open to timely “trending” programming like news and late-night segments. It will also feature programmed “channels” that will start to […]
Comcast will soft launch its big streaming TV bet on Wednesday. Here’s an early look at Peacock, which will have NBC classics like ‘Parks and Rec’ and trending news.