Rotten Tomatoes Diversifies Its System In Huge Tomatometer Overhaul

Rotten Tomatoes has faced criticism from filmmakers and fans alike for the way its Tomatometer scale of ranking films as “Fresh” or “Rotten” skews audience expectations. On Tuesday, the critic review aggregator made some big changes to its scoring system and added a ton of new “Tomatometer-approved” critics to mix…

Alphabet Shareholders and Employees Want Executive Pay Linked to Diversity Goals

A group of shareholders and several Google employees are teaming up to back a proposal that would tie executive compensation to the company’s ability to meet certain diversity goals. But Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is opposing the proposal, saying that linking executive pay to diversity metrics isn’t in the…

New Security Conference Takes on RSA After It Books Just One Female Keynote Speaker

The massive cybersecurity conference RSA is facing criticism for booking just one female keynote speaker this year—Monica Lewinsky, who advocates against online bullying. RSA organizers told USA Today that, overall, the conference expects that 20 percent of its speakers will be women, a number that they say reflects…

'Bro Culture’ Led to Repeated Sexual Harassment, Former Google Engineer's Lawsuit Says

Loretta Lee, a software engineer who worked at Google for seven years before being fired in February 2016, is suing Google for sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination she says she experienced at the company. Lee says in her lawsuit that the company’s “bro-culture” led to continuous…

Google Fired and Disciplined Employees for Speaking Out About Diversity [Updated]

Last August, James Damore circulated a memo internally at Google in which he argued women were biologically less inclined to succeed in engineering roles at the company and that Google’s diversity efforts were misguided. In doing so, he set off heated debate among his co-workers—debate that, according to current and…

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