Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Dubow gets $15M in disability pay, while . . .

"A U.S. Army sergeant on 100% disability gets about $32,000 a year. Driving a huge media company into a ditch sure beats driving a Humvee." 

-- Tom Kenworthy, in a comment this morning about former CEO Craig Dubow's disability benefit, included in his overall $37.1 million exit payout. Kenworthy's comment appears on the Poynter Institute's Romenesko+ blog.


  1. Not to mention teachers, fireman, police officers, laid-off journalists, etc.
    Not his fault, mind you. It's the the imbalance of our society and corporate greed.

    Wall Street rules the day. No other values come into play in determining how much someone gets paid.

    I hold Board of Directors accountable to his payout.

  2. Join Occupy Wallstreet. Our system is broke.

  3. Mr. Kenworthy's comment took my breath away. Wow.

  4. Shouldn't there be some type of shareholder revolt about this payout? So $22 million wouldn't have been enough? And please, no responses about envy over someone making this kind of money. Anyone who says that is choosing to gloss over what's happening in this country and around the world. The few taking everything at the expense of the many. Greed is never good. That's why all around the country your average everyday citizen is starting to warm-up to the OccupyWallStreet movement. There is no reason for this excess. How many employees will lose their jobs next year to cover this $37 million payment to Dubow?


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