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Viral Video: Jeff Zucker Gets Zuckered

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Yahoo (YHOO) is not the only HR excitement these days!

Here is a very funny spoof of the firing of NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker last week by new owners Comcast (CMCSK), which was on the “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” late-night television show.

BoomTown interviewed the media mogul at the seventh D: All Things Digital conference in 2009, which is also below.

But I kind of like the spoof better than his actual appearance at D7.

Enjoy:


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