Newley’s Notes 180: Streaming Video Wars; Apple’s Privacy Push; YouTube Under Fire; Silly Dogs in Churches

Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. 🆕 My latest story, which came out Tuesday, is about the streaming video wars here in India. 🎥 The headline: Netflix and Amazon Trail a Local Video Rival in India That’s Now Disney-Owned. It begins: To win in India, home to many of the world’s […]

Netflix and Amazon Trail a Local Video Rival in India That’s Now Disney-Owned

That’s the headline on my most recent story, out Tuesday. It begins: NEW DELHI—To win in India, home to many of the world’s next billion internet users, Netflix Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. are copying the tactics of a video-streaming service built for the local market. Hotstar dominates the Indian market. Launched four years ago by […]

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh docu-series ‘Wild, Wild Country’ — Yes, It’s That Good

I really enjoyed the new Netflix docu-series “Wild Wild Country,” which you may have heard about. It was released last month and has been garnering some positive reviews and tons of online buzz. It’s the story, told over six, hour-long episodes, of the Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and his devotees, known as Rajneeshis. Thousands of the disciples, from […]