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Time’s Up Co-founder, Nina Shaw, to Discuss Sexual Harassment At Entertainment Industry Conference 

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Nina Shaw

Time’s Up Co-founder to Discuss Sexual Harassment At 2018 Entertainment Industry Conference

Cryptocurrency, Cyber Security, Liability Claims Among Session Topics

A conversation between attorney Nina Shaw, a co-founder of the Time’s Up movement against sexual harassment, and Peter Caranicas, Variety Magazine managing editor for features, will highlight the 48th annual Entertainment Industry Conference on June 20.

George Savitsky, CPA, founder of Savitsky, Satin, Bacon & Bucci, will receive the 2018 Accountant of the Year Award during the conference. Savitsky is being recognized for his impact on entertainment business management and for his work with charitable organizations, including the Michael J. Fox Foundation.

Produced by the CalCPA Education Foundation, the annual conference attracts an audience of CPAs, attorneys and advisers who serve the entertainment industry. This year’s conference will feature sessions on alternative investments such as cryptocurrency, liability claims resulting from natural disasters and allegations of sexual misconduct, clients doing business in Canada and vice versa, and providing physical and cyber security for clients and their firms.

 

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UP TV Pulls Popular Show Due to Actor's Molestation Allegations

UP TV Pulls Popular Show Due to Actor's Molestation Allegations

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UP TV announced it is pulling “7th Heaven” from its programming schedule in light of media reports that cast member Stephen Collins is the subject of a criminal investigation involving sexual contact with underage girls.
Charley Humbard, president & CEO, UP said: “As a top family-friendly network, we are deeply concerned for the families that are potentially affected by these disturbing allegations surrounding actor Stephen Collins. ‘7th Heaven’ has been a beloved family show and a fan-favorite on our network. We have made the decision to remove the series from our schedule effective at 5 p.m. ET today. We will continue to monitor the situation and listen carefully to our viewers. Replacing ‘7th Heaven’ tonight will be ‘Supernanny,’ a series dedicated to bringing families together.”
Replacing “7th Heaven,” “Supernanny” will air in a marathon today at 5-11 p.m. ET. Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 8, “Touched By An Angel” will air at 12 p.m. ET weekdays. “The Parkers” will air this Saturday at 1-5 p.m. ET.

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UP TV Pulls Popular Show Due to Actor's Molestation Allegations

UP TV Pulls Popular Show Due to Actor’s Molestation Allegations

Radio Facts: 74988807_stephen_collins_640UP TV announced it is pulling “7th Heaven” from its programming schedule in light of media reports that cast member Stephen Collins is the subject of a criminal investigation involving sexual contact with underage girls.Charley Humbard, president & CEO, UP said: “As a top family-friendly network, we are deeply concerned for the families that are potentially affected by these disturbing allegations surrounding actor Stephen Collins. ‘7th Heaven’ has been a beloved family show and a fan-favorite on our network. We have made the decision to remove the series from our schedule effective at 5 p.m. ET today. We will continue to monitor the situation and listen carefully to our viewers. Replacing ‘7th Heaven’ tonight will be ‘Supernanny,’ a series dedicated to bringing families together.”Replacing “7th Heaven,” “Supernanny” will air in a marathon today at 5-11 p.m. ET. Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 8, “Touched By An Angel” will air at 12 p.m. ET weekdays. “The Parkers” will air this Saturday at 1-5 p.m. ET.

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Former WMG Urban Exec Danielle D. Smith Arrested for Embezzlement

Former WMG Urban Exec Danielle D. Smith Arrested for Embezzlement

020414Danielle_Smith4GSBFormer Wamer Music exec Danielle D Smith was arrested on first degree charges of grand larceny for embezzling more than 1 million from Warner Music Group. Smith worked in the Black music division in BBlackk and was assigned the position of arranging travel and scouting new talent for the label, instead she raked up  over 1.3 million in charges on the company credit card which included luxury vacations and rooms for herself.  She resigned from WMG in 2011 amidst allegations of fraud. She flew to New York this week to turn herself in and her mother accompanied her putting up her retirement fund to bail her daughter out. Warner music execs declined to comment but Radio Facts has been informed the investigation……………………..is ONGOING. We will discuss more about this case on the Radio Facts Radio Show Podcast that will hit the industry Thursday. 

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Jay Z Agreed to Move Forward with Barneys Department Store Amidst Accusations of Racial Profiling, Barneys then Cancels Fundraiser?

jayzThis is a situation that would leave one scratching his head. Jay Z did his own investigation into allegations that Barneys is guilty of racial profiling. He was vilified in the press and Change.org for not immediately pulling out of his campaign with the retailer. The rapper/mogul has an agreement with the retailer to sell some of his fashion items. Under pressure to cancel his deal, Jay Z announced last week that he had decided to move forward with the retailer nonetheless with some “substantial changes in their partnership.” Apparently Barneys had a change of heart about those changes as they turned around today and cancelled Jay Z’s offsite fundraiser to kick off the event on Wed due to “unforseen circumstances.” Unfortunately, this puts Jay-Z in an awkward position. How will he respond to this?  It would have been to Barneys’ GREATEST benefit to move forward with the event to CORRECT their reputation as a store that racially profiles black customers. It appears now they could care less.

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