At Axel Springer, Politico’s New Owner, Allegations of Sex, Lies and a Secret Payment

He also said the Bild workplace culture would not be replicated in the United States. “We will not tolerate any behavior in our organizations worldwide that does not follow our very clear compliance policies. We aspire to be the best digital media company in the democratic world with the highest ethical standards and an inclusive, …

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Instagram Struggles With Fears of Losing Its ‘Pipeline’: Young Users

With the leadership changes, Facebook went all out to turn Instagram into a main attraction for young audiences, four former employees said. That coincided with the realization that Facebook itself, which was grappling with data privacy and other scandals, would never be a teen destination, the people said. Instagram began concentrating on the “teen time …

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Governor Accuses Reporter of Hacking After Flaws in State Website Are Revealed

A reporter at The St. Louis Post-Dispatch this week alerted Missouri education officials that a state website that lists teachers’ names and certification status had a flaw: The page made the teachers’ Social Security numbers easily available. The Post-Dispatch also notified the teachers’ union and waited two days until the state had fixed the problem …

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Suspension is lifted for Netflix employee who criticized Dave Chappelle’s comedy special.

A transgender Netflix employee who was suspended after she criticized a new Dave Chappelle stand-up special said late Tuesday that she was being reinstated. “At the very least, I feel vindicated,” the employee, Terra Field, wrote on Twitter. In all, Netflix reportedly suspended three employees after they attended a virtual business meeting of top company …

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