Linus Media Group (LMG) founder Linus Sebastian defined LMG’s HR insurance policies and the way it will enhance accuracy and ethics in a video posted to YouTube last night.
Following a 10-day pause to guage its processes, Sebastian stated the corporate held conferences with crew members to “dig by way of each misstep” and determine “communication and … teamwork challenges” that resulted in accusations of LMG’s high quality points. He added that the corporate will not insist on importing movies day by day and can decelerate to confirm its content material is correct.
Sebastian didn’t immediately handle sexual harassment allegations not too long ago levied by a former worker, Madison Reeve. Sebastian detailed adjustments to its HR construction over the 12 months, together with hiring outdoors consultants to assessment its insurance policies in 2018, later contracting with an unbiased agency to deal with HR points, and finally including an in-house HR division. In a press release originally of its manufacturing pause, Sebastian informed us, “Our HR crew might be conducting a extra thorough evaluation of the allegations, and after we are prepared, we are going to launch a extra full assertion.”
Sebastian stated Linus Tech Ideas (LTT) now has “a transparent rubric,” which he posted on the LTT forums, “that defines error severity and prescribes the suitable repair,” which might vary from pinned feedback to full reshoots and even complete cancellation of a venture if mandatory. LMG will, he stated, use a newly shaped error-checking group group, at the moment consisting of “fewer than 10 extraordinarily educated” Linus Tech Ideas group members, to confirm the accuracy of the corporate’s movies.
Different adjustments are supposed to enhance enterprise transparency, together with publicly publishing the media group’s sponsorship tips and enhancing merchandise monitoring for merchandise LMG has been despatched for testing. He says the corporate now has a system for monitoring the standing of merchandise supplied to LMG to keep away from future confusion relating to “gadgets that begin out as we don’t want it again after which flip right into a mortgage afterward.”
Later within the video, Sebastian talked in regards to the firm’s advantages, highlighting crew outings, vacation events, and inside giveaways. He mentioned the corporate’s HR insurance policies and division construction, saying the corporate will double its psychological well being counseling contribution later this 12 months in response to current on-line harassment skilled by LMG workers.
We’ve reached out to Linus Media Group for extra remark however didn’t obtain a response by press time.