Netflix Demonstrates It Has Zero Tolerance for the N-word

June 26, 2018

Via: Workforce

Netflix has fired one of its top executives for his use of the “n-word” at work.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, sources say that Jonathan Friedland, Netflix’s (now former) chief communications officer allegedly used the n-word in a meeting with other Netflix staffers, in which they were discussing the use of sensitive words in public relations communications. Friedland then allegedly exacerbated the problem by again using that word during a meeting with two of the company’s African-American HR employees counseling him on the original incident.

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