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Netflix CEO said the company believes content 'doesn't directly translate to real-world harm' in defense of Dave Chappelle special, report says

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Dave Chappelle's latest special, "The Closer," has been defended by Netflix head Ted Sarandos.
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In an email, Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos said on-screen content doesn't translate to real-world harm.
Sarandos cited a decline in violent crime in recent decades despite an increase in violent content.
He was defending Dave Chappelle's "The Closer," which has been criticized for transphobic comments.
Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos said this week the company believes on-screen content "doesn't directly translate to real-world harm," in another defense of Dave Chappelle's...
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