Netflix Announces Deal With Obamas
Headline Roundup May 25th, 2018
After Netflix announced on Monday that it would partner with former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama to create content for the streaming site, some have expressed concern over the media giant's political leanings, although Mr. Obama says he plans to promote stories that help bridge the political divide.
Some conservatives are threatening to boycott Netflix after the streaming giant announced Monday it signed former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama to a multi-year development deal.
Former President Obama said Wednesday he plans to use his new production deal with Netflix to combat political divisiveness.
Netflix solidified its reputation as a liberal entertainment powerhouse with the announcement Monday that former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have signed on to produce a raft of new programming for the content conduit under their Higher Ground Productions shingle, and some conservative consumers aren't happy about it.