For MPAA exec John Gibson, diversity means telling everyone’s story

John Gibson is the MPAA’s deputy chief of staff and senior director of diversity and inclusion Initiatives. He co-created the Inclusion and Multicultural Outreach Program with the MPAA’s former CEO, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd in 2012. There has never been a diversity program in the MPAA’s 75-year history prior to Gibson and Sen. Dodd and […]

Jesse Jackson joins battle over movie title ‘The Butler’

Harvey Weinstein has enlisted a group of civil rights leaders, including Rev. Jesse Jackson in his battle with Warner Bros. over the use of the title The Butler even as the title itself enters arbitration. Jackson was joined by NAACP president and CEO Ben Jealous and Roy Innis, national chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality, in throwing their support behind Weinstein and the Lee Daniels-directed film. An appeal […]