Day: May 17, 2021

Hollywood Reporter editor joins digital media startup

Matthew Belloni

Former Hollywood Reporter editorial director Matthew Belloni has joined a enterprise capital-backed digital media startup as a founding companion.

Alex Weprin of The Reporter experiences, “The still-unnamed digital media startup is co-founded by former Vainness Honest editor Jon Kelly, Vox Media and Luminary veteran Joe Purzycki, The Athletic alum Max Tcheya, and Conde Nast veteran Liz Gough, and counts TPG and 40 North Media amongst its buyers. It has raised $7 million up to now in Collection A financing.

“The startup plans to focus its editorial protection on the nexus of energy and affect in a number of key sectors: Finance, expertise, politics, and leisure. Belloni will assist launch its protection of leisure, beginning with an invite-only e-mail e-newsletter. The New York Occasions beforehand reported that the startup was in talks with former Washington Put up reporter Wesley Lowery a few position overlaying politics.

“The corporate is presently

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NBC Rebukes Hollywood International Press Affiliation, Will not Air 2022 Golden Globes : NPR

NBC says it is not going to broadcast the 2022 Golden Globe awards present — following an explosive investigative report from the LA Occasions alleging unethical actions from the group that bestows the awards.


So NBC Common introduced that it is canceling its broadcast of subsequent yr’s Golden Globes. As NPR’s Mandalit del Barco studies, the information follows controversy over the group that is been giving out awards for movie and tv for the reason that Nineteen Forties.

MANDALIT DEL BARCO, BYLINE: The Hollywood International Press Affiliation, the HFPA, has lengthy been accused of many issues, together with shady dealings, corruption and an absence of range.


RICKY GERVAIS: Let’s have amusing at your expense, we could?

DEL BARCO: In 2020, Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais roasted Hollywood and the HFPA throughout his opening monologue.



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Energize Your Anxious and Burned-Out Staff

It ought to come as no shock that your workers are feeling anxious, depressed, and burned out. This additionally implies that worker loyalty is once more on the decline. On account of the pandemic, many individuals in your group are rethinking their relationship to work.

On The Small Enterprise Radio Present this week, Jessica Moser who’s head of MetLife’s Group Advantages Small & Specialty Enterprise group reveals MetLife’s nineteenth Annual Worker Profit Tendencies Research.

Interview with Jessica Moser of MetLife

Jessica talks about how MetLife’s nineteenth Annual Worker Profit Tendencies Research (EBTS) discovered that after a yr of managing the sustained pressures and super impacts attributable to the pandemic, workers are feeling extra anxious, depressed, and burned out at work than they did round this time final yr (after the primary few months of the pandemic). The examine additionally confirmed that as office struggles proceed to mount, worker loyalty has

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