Sony Pictures CEO promises employees that hack ‘will not take us down’

Sony Pictures’ legal team has begun its campaign to beat back media coverage of the studio’s hack, and today leadership tried to address internal concerns during a company-wide town hall. Variety reports that CEO Michael Lynton and Co-Chairman Amy Pascal led two meetings on Sony’s lot in Culver City, California, with Lynton acknowledging the hardships, but assuring employees that “This will not take us down.”

According to Deadline, Lynton told those assembled that the “highest level” of the FBI was handling the investigation, and praised employees for sticking together despite the prolific leak of emails, documents, and personal information that has struck the studio in the past few weeks. Today’s meeting had originally been scheduled…

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