Netflix again takes a stand with the counterculture that’s resisting woke culture.

Netflix Warns Employees That The Company “May Not Be The Best Place For You”

Netflix again takes a stand with the counterculture that’s resisting woke culture.

On Thursday, Variety magazine reported that the streaming service has issued new guidelines for its “corporate culture.”

In this first revision of its policy in five years, according to Variety, Netflix featured a new provision dubbed “Artistic Expression,” which declared that the company “will not ‘censor specific artists or voices’ even if employees consider the content ‘harmful.’”

The policy clearly makes its point: “If you’d find it hard to support our content breadth,” the policy says, “Netflix may not be the best place for you.”.

The shift comes about seven months after Netflix witnessed a walkout by LGBT employees who were protesting the airing of a new comedy special by Dave Chappelle.

As The Free Press reported last fall, in his show, called “The Closer,” Chappelle discussed a 2018 shooting at a North Carolina Walmart that involved rapper DaBaby who was in gunfight that left a 19-year-old man dead.

“In our country, you can shoot and kill a [N-word],” Chappelle said, “but you better not hurt a gay person’s feelings.”

Dozens of employees staged a walkout to protest Netflix’s refusal to yank Chappelle’s special.

Yet company CEO Ted Sarandos stood firm. In an internal memo, he told the staff in part, “In his special, Chappelle makes harsh jokes about many different groups, which is his style and a reason his fans love his comedy and commentary. Stand-up comedians often expose issues that are uncomfortable because the art by nature is a highly provocative. As a leadership team, we do not believe that The Closer is intended to incite hatred or violence against anyone.”

According to Variety this week, Netflix’s new Artistic Expression policy says, “Entertaining the world is an amazing opportunity and also a challenge because viewers have very different tastes and points of view. So we offer a wide variety of TV shows and movies, some of which can be provocative. To help members make informed choices about what to watch, we offer ratings, content warnings and easy to use parental controls.”

“Not everyone will like — or agree with — everything on our service,” the policy continues. “While every title is different, we approach them based on the same set of principles: we support the artistic expression of the creators we choose to work with; we program for a diversity of audiences and tastes; and we let viewers decide what’s appropriate for them, versus having Netflix censor specific artists or voices.”

Ultimately, the policy concludes, “As employees we support the principle that Netflix offers a diversity of stories, even if we find some titles counter to our own personal values. Depending on your role, you may need to work on titles you perceive to be harmful. If you’d find it hard to support our content breadth, Netflix may not be the best place for you.”

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One Reply to “Netflix Warns Employees That The Company “May Not Be The Best Place For You””

  1. If we ban unnecessary immigration then NetFucked would have zero employees. Drop your account. Bankrupt NetFucks. FJB.

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