‘Ridiculous’ v ‘right thing to do’: Twitter split after Netflix fires communication boss over N-word

‘Ridiculous’ v ‘right thing to do’: Twitter split after Netflix fires communication boss over N-word

The Netflix chief spokesman was fired over the use of the N-word during a meeting on insensitive words with his staff. While some people on Twitter hailed the online streaming giant’s decision, others slammed it as ridiculous. “I’m leaving Netflix after seven years,” Jonathan Friedland wrote in an apologetic post on Twitter, saying he “was […]

Wall Street dips after Trump cancels North Korea summit; Netflix gains

Wall Street dips after Trump cancels North Korea summit; Netflix gains

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended down slightly on Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and threatened to impose tariffs on auto imports, though losses were limited by gains in Netflix and General Electric. Trump’s order on Wednesday for an investigation into whether vehicle and […]

Barack and Michelle Obama Talking with Netflix About Providing Shows

Barack and Michelle Obama Talking with Netflix About Providing Shows

The ObamasNext Up for Us …Netflix?! 3/8/2018 6:49 PM PST Breaking News Barack and Michelle Obama are reportedly saying screw politics and are joining an increasingly popular trend — getting their own show on Netflix! The 44th President and former First Lady are in talks with the streaming service to “produce a series of high-profile […]

Netflix lifts S&P, Nasdaq; J&J, Procter hold Dow in check

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks advanced on Tuesday, as strong results from Netflix helped lift the S&P and Nasdaq Composite, but the Dow Industrials were hemmed in by declines in Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble. Netflix touched a record high of $ 257.71 and was last up 9.98 percent at $ 250.29, […]

Netflix Announces Latino Web Series Starring America Ferrera

Netflix Announces Latino Web Series Starring America Ferrera

Latino-oriented Netflix shows are skyrocketing among the content presented in the platform. Netflix is noticing the Latino audience is hugely present, and they are working on bringing more Spanish-language content to their streaming service. They recently announced that they are working to adapt ‘Gente-fied,’ a Latino-oriented web series. Created by Marvin Lemus, co-written by Yvette […]

Fauda: An Israeli Netflix Series that Makes Oppression Sexy

Fauda: An Israeli Netflix Series that Makes Oppression Sexy

Palestine/Israel Well-made TV dramas are addictive and “Fauda” is no exception. Still, we would all do well to remember that it is part of Israel’s well-oiled public-relations machine, which knows how to transform Israeli brutality into sexy, heroic images. by Miko Peled Let’s block ads! (Why?) MintPress News fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator and opinions […]

Netflix cuts ties with Kevin Spacey after sexual misconduct allegations

Netflix cuts ties with Kevin Spacey after sexual misconduct allegations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Netflix Inc severed ties on Friday with Kevin Spacey, one of its biggest stars and the lead in its popular drama “House of Cards,” after a number of allegations of sexual misconduct against the Oscar-winning actor. FILE PHOTO: Cast member Kevin Spacey poses at the premiere for the second season of […]

Netflix suspends ‘House of Cards’ production after Spacey allegation

Netflix suspends ‘House of Cards’ production after Spacey allegation

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) indefinitely halted production of political drama “House of Cards” on Tuesday following an allegation of sexual misconduct against series star Kevin Spacey. FILE PHOTO: Cast member Kevin Spacey poses at the premiere for the second season of the television series “House of Cards” at the Directors Guild of […]

Hip Hop Artist Narcy Raps About Yemen, Netflix, and Erik Prince

Hip Hop Artist Narcy Raps About Yemen, Netflix, and Erik Prince

Last week in Toronto, the Iraqi-Canadian rapper Yassin “Narcy” Alsalman joined Jeremy Scahill, Desmond Cole, and Naomi Klein for a live taping of Intercepted at the Hot Docs Podcast Festival, where he performed his new spoken word poem, “We Are on the Verge.” The last time Narcy joined Intercepted, it was to premiere the song, […]