The United States Women’s National Team earns more money at the men’s World Cup than at the previous two women’s tournaments

The United States Women’s National Team earns more money at the men’s World Cup than at the previous two women’s tournaments

CNN — The United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) earned more money from its men’s equivalent reaching the knockout stages of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar than it did from winning its own tournaments in 2015 and 2019. As a result of an equal pay agreement reached earlier this year between the United … Read more

The CEO of AMC Networks is leaving after less than three months

The CEO of AMC Networks is leaving after less than three months

New York CNN Business — AMC Networks is looking for a new CEO. After less than three months on the job, Christina Spade has stepped down from the role, the cable network announced Tuesday. AMC said its board is “currently finalizing who it will appoint as a replacement, with an announcement to follow”. “We thank … Read more

Bob Iger says Disney’s hiring freeze will remain after he returns as CEO

Bob Iger says Disney’s hiring freeze will remain after he returns as CEO

New York CNN Business — Bob Iger told Disney employees Monday that the company’s hiring freeze will remain in place even if he returns to his role as CEO. Iger — who stunned the media world last week when he said he would once again become Disney’s top executive — briefed employees at a town … Read more

A look back at Elon Musk’s chaotic first month on Twitter

A look back at Elon Musk’s chaotic first month on Twitter

CNN — Sunday officially marks one month since the world’s richest man took the Twitter helm. At the time, Elon Musk initiated mass layoffs and gave remaining employees a mysterious ultimatum, reinstated the accounts of controversial figures including former President Donald Trump, and launched — then pushed through — a plan to charge for Twitter’s … Read more

Bob Iger: Here’s How Much the CEO Will Make When He Returns to Disney

Bob Iger: Here’s How Much the CEO Will Make When He Returns to Disney

New York CNN Business — Bob Iger, who shocked the media world when he returned as Disney CEO on Sunday, will once again be among the highest-paid executives in Hollywood. Iger will earn a base salary of $1 million when he takes over Disney ( DIS ), according to the company’s filing with the Securities … Read more

Elon Musk accused of discriminating against Twitter Africa employees over severance pay

Elon Musk accused of discriminating against Twitter Africa employees over severance pay

CNN Business — Fired employees at Twitter’s headquarters in Africa are accusing Twitter of “deliberately and recklessly violating the laws of Ghana” and trying to “silence and intimidate” them after they were fired. The team hired a lawyer and sent a letter to the company demanding it comply with the labor laws of the West … Read more

Bob Iger named Disney CEO in shocking development

Bob Iger named Disney CEO in shocking development

CNN Business — In a move that shocked Hollywood, Bob Iger, one of the most remarkable CEOs in the history of the Walt Disney Company, is returning to run the media empire once again. Bob Chapek, who replaced Iger as CEO in 2020, is leaving immediately. “We thank Bob Chapek for his service to Disney … Read more

Gianni Infantino: Explosive tirade from FIFA boss threatens to overshadow World Cup start

Gianni Infantino: Explosive tirade from FIFA boss threatens to overshadow World Cup start

Doha, Qatar CNN — The World Cup finally kicks off on Sunday after 12 years of questions and criticism of the tournament, which is being held in Qatar. But although kick-off is only hours away, the football itself is still overshadowed by matters off the pitch. FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s extraordinary tirade against Western critics … Read more