AOL CEO Tim Armstrong apologized to employees about publicly firing former Creative Director Abel Lenz last Friday, according to a post from Poynter on Tuesday.
The journalism watchdog organization posted the text of a note Armstrong sent to employees. In the note, Armstrong said he had apologized to Lenz about the incident.
Apparently management had to tell Lenz once before not to record a confidential meeting, so when he did it again, Armstrong reacted by firing him on the spot during an all-hands meeting, according to Armstrong's note. He wrote it was an "emotional response," that "… Read more