Netflix- No Room for Woke

| May 15, 2022

Color me surprised. Netflix seems done with its woke employees trying cancel any who offend their tender and insatiable sensibilities. That some 200,000 subscribers have fled and Netflix stocks have slid 37% since April may explain the sea-change.

Still a hopeful sign the pendulum is indeed swinging back. OAM sends.

Netflix Updates Corporate Culture Memo, Adding Anti-Censorship Section and a Vow to ‘Spend Our Members’ Money Wisely’ (EXCLUSIVE)

By Todd Spangler

Netflix loves to tout its culture of avoiding rules and minimizing corporate red tape. But of course, the company does have operating guidelines, famously detailed in the Netflix Culture document posted on its website. Co-founder Reed Hastings even wrote a 2020 book elaborating on the principles, titled “No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention.”

Now Netflix is publishing an update to its corporate culture memo for the first time in nearly five years, a copy of which Variety obtained exclusively ahead of its release Thursday. The last major update was in 2017, when it distilled Hastings’ original 125-slide presentation from 2009 (which has been viewed more than 21 million times).

The core principles of the Netflix Culture memo, including empowering employee decision-making, requiring candid feedback and terminating staffers who aren’t up to “dream team” snuff, remain intact. But there are some key changes. For starters, the document has a new title: “Netflix Culture — Seeking Excellence” (previously it was simply called “Netflix Culture”).

More significantly, the document adds a new directive for employees to act with fiscal responsibility — a change that comes as Netflix in Q1 saw its first decline in subscribers in more than a decade. The updated Netflix Culture memo also includes a new section called “Artistic Expression,” explaining that the streamer will not “censor specific artists or voices” even if employees consider the content “harmful,” and bluntly states, “If you’d find it hard to support our content breadth, Netflix may not be the best place for you.”

Variety

Netflix doubtless observed the Disney debacle and seems to have wisely decided it wants exactly none of that. Also I never did understand the business model where one alienates half of ones potential customers. Now who’s awake? Thanks, OAM.

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Graybeard

Will they quit making child porn now?

KoB

Probably not, Graybeard. And they probably won’t quit paying the Oblowmes mega bucks. Juicy Smellit elected to the Board of Directors after his proby period is up. They did either (a) make a hard pass on Hiterlary’s new series “Rodham” or (b) lost the bid to Hulu.

Won’t affect me either way. I watch free TV (what little I watch) on my antenna, or DVDs that have been gifted to me. Give me a good book, anyday.

Docduracoat

Conservatives rent movies, too!
Since they have actual jobs, they usually have more money

Commie-Tsar

We need to control the message…. we want you to think correctly! Our Chinese overlords want us to join then in making the world a Socialist workers paradise!

I worship our Chinese leaders and will do everything I can to hasten the demise of this capitalist country!!!

jeff LPH 3 63-66

I just googled netshit and found out what the company was about and how it worked. I came across the above post that the suits told all their employees if they couldn’t go along with the new policies, they could take a hike. Sis pays a little extra for the comcast shows she likes including TCM which I like to watch the old movies without bad language which includes the Greatest Generation actor/actresses.plus the Science, and History channels on demand.

jeff LPH 3 63-66

Forgot to add that the only woke I know is “When I Woke Up This Morning’ , by the Bop Chords 1957 on the Holiday label

Anonymous

Anonymous

Or for Sopranos fans:

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jeff LPH 3 63-66

Great Ballad as well as “Castle In The Sky” 1957 on Holiday.

Anonymous

Aw, boo-hoo. Netflix “woke” weinies!

RGR 4-78

Twitter me this.
Were they afraid their price per share was getting into the Muskian hostile takeover range?

5JC

SEND MONEY. WE JUST KID ABOUT BEING WOKEY, WOKEY. HA, HA. SEND MONEY.

xyzzy

Awake, Not Woke.

26Limabeans

I have not turned on my tv in at least 4 years.
Over the air, cable or otherwise.
It’s a real nice Sony digital that was great to watch before it
all went to woke bullshit and commie indoctrination.
Last thing I watched was a NFL game and the race baiting was
so obvious I had to turn it off.
I enjoyed watching the Red Sox on tv on a Saturday afternoon
but even baseball is dead to me now. It has been weaponized.
There is also no news “reporting”, just leftist commentary.
At least one can choose what they want to view on the internet
For now….

USMC Steve

Well, it is sort of encouraging to see that capitalism can triumph over trendy liberal stupidity after it gets to a certain point. When people started to ditch Netflix due to their flaky content that offended soooo many regular people, they decided finally that they would rather have the money than be socially trendy. Maybe the pendulum is now swinging back the other way from this nonsense.

Deckie

My worries are that yah, this sounds all great until the next HUGE woke trend and then they’ll be back to their same old bullshit tunes. Like prairie grass in the wind they’ll bend to whatever breeze passes by.

I DO hope, with sincerity, that the pendulum swings back and stays stuck. People need to collectively band together and say “enough,” and actually refuse to budge.

A Proud Infidel®™

Ditto that, and I hope whoever goes woke goes broke!

Anonymous

Business people are the most gullible idiots to think Marxism is about making money if some left/libtard “thought leader” charges money to tell them it is.

Andy

The ironic thing is when you cancel the subscription, they give a list of reasons and “Other” is last. Well, don’t ask the question if you don’t want the answer. My answer to other was “You’re too damn woke you communist pussies”. Apparently I hurt someone’s feelings and that email went in the trash folder. The way I see it is why should I pay for this bullshit when it is all around us for free?

Deckie

“Be honest but… don’t be honest.”