The Hill Owner Pisses Off Staff With Transgender Memo

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Nexstar’s already shaky relationship with The Hill’s staff was put to the test late last month when the media company marked Trans Day of Remembrance with a Slack message that led to a blow-up among staffers.

“Let us also take a moment today to think of those who tragically lost their lives in Colorado this weekend,” an executive assistant posted to a Nexstar Digital company-wide Slack channel on Nov. 21 in a message reviewed by Confider. “Though all their names have not yet been released, we standing solidarity of the trans community and the entire LGBTQIA+ community today and always.”

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