Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Diversity is not the name of the game among Netflix officers and directors

Photo creditsNetflix

Netflix's Reed Hastings: No interest in 'inclusion riders' for diversity.  (USA Today, 3/7/2018)
Reed is at top left.  "We’re not so big on doing everything through agreements," said Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, at a press meeting at its offices here. "We’re trying to do things creatively." He would rather have his staff speak with the filmmakers about how many women and people of color are working on the project before shooting begins. "That's how we look at it."

Here's a heaping helping of irony.

One-hit wonder Danny Williams' "White on White" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at #81 for the week ending March 7, 1964.  The song spent 14 weeks on the chart, peaking at #9.

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