Netflix has issued an apology for hiring pretend Netflix fans for an event celebrating their Canadian launch - and letting unwitting journalists interview them. Netflix says the PR stunt was a "corporate documentary", which is now officially my new favourite euphemism. [Globe and Mail]
Netflix Duped Journalists With Actors At Canadian Launch
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