That’s too many countries

July 27, 2011

Netflix, you’ve got some ‘splainin’ to do!

When Netflix reports second-quarter earnings late on Monday, financial analysts will look to the company to give not only an update on its financials but also some clarity into its future. With an ambitious plan to expand into 43 Latin American countries and a dramatic change to its pricing plans, Netflix has a lot of big changes expected in the second half of the year.
In this article the writer made a statement that there are 43 countries in Latin America. There are about 20.

What is worrisome to me is the number never even clicked in their head to do a little fact checking.

Netflix may be expanding to 43 countries but not all of them can be Latin American.

Do you folks in the MSM still wonder why less and less people pay attention to you? If an average Joe like myself can spot such a glaring error, why can’t your trained “reporters” catch them?

K.M.

Sorry, this was some third party content which appears on reuters.com but which we do not edit. We didn’t write the headline, either, in case you were wondering.

I believe Netflix said it was expanding to 43 countries in Latin America AND the Caribbean, and I gather the writer didn’t catch that distinction: GBU Editor

A Netflix envelope is displayed in Encinitas, California, July 25, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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