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The most trusted leader of them all? The public school principal, according to a Pew Research Center study on Americans’ faith in powerful people and institutions.

Kent Jones, who is also a filmmaker, has served as the event’s director since 2012. He will also depart as the chairman of its selection committee.

Tension has grown among a 6,000-person work force as it waits to sell company shares, people with knowledge of the situation said.

The popular “Game of Thrones” and the critically adored “Fleabag” are among the nominees at a time of canceled parties and a legal fight between TV writers and their agents.

The company, which began as a comedy website, has branched out to podcasts and feature films, including “Between Two Ferns: The Movie,” which debuts on Netflix on Friday.

The most trusted leader of them all? The public school principal.

A historian, he was asked by the paper to judge whether a correspondent’s Pulitzer Prize should be revoked because of biased reporting. He said it should be.