In September, Netflix released a trailer for the Breaking Bad sequel El Camino. In it, a character sits in a car, lights a cigarette and holds it out the window, its orange tip glowing. The next day, Netflix Turkey released its own version. In it, the character sparks a lighter and puts his hand out of the window. But there’s a difference: The cigarette has been edited out. It wasn’t the first time Netflix had censored one of its trailers here. In January, the streaming giant edited one for Sex Education, a series about a teenage sex therapist, to blur a character’s ...
Netflix in a world full of censors
The streaming giant is having to navigate different political and moral landscapes, and calls for government regulation, as it seeks subscribers worldwide, writes Alex Marshall
Alex Marshall | NYT Last Updated at November 2, 2019 03:34 IST