Netflix CEO says 'We're not in the news business' over removal of "Patriot Act" episode in Saudi Arabia

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Newsweek—Netflix CEO Reed Hastings explained the network's decision to pull an episode of 'Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj' in Saudi Arabia, saying Netflix is "not in the news business."

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings gave a full-throated defense of the company’s decision to remove an episode of the show "Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj" from its platform in Saudi Arabia after a complaint from the Saudi government about Minhaj's criticisms of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.. "We're not in the news business. We're not trying to do 'truth to power.' We're trying to entertain."