News of Note—Amazon, FCC, Disney, Windstream

News of note

> Amazon Studios programming chief Roy Price has been placed on a leave of absence after a producer from one of Amazon’s original series accused him of sexual harassment. FierceOnlineVideo article

> The Walt Disney Company has reportedly begun cutting jobs across its different entertainment divisions, but the scale of the layoffs may not be as large as previously expected. FierceBroadcasting article

> Windstream is beefing up its channel sales team, naming Ron Beer as vice president of channel sales South division and Michael Brennan as head of national and strategic programs. FierceTelecom article

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> FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel is casting suspicions on recent FCC actions that seemingly helped accommodate Sinclair’s proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media. FierceBroadcasting article

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