Disney-Backed Hulu Caves After Democrats Whine About New Political Ad Policy

Disney-Backed Hulu Caves After Democrats Whine About New Political Ad Policy


Disney-backed streaming service Hulu caved this week to Democrats’ public whining about the company’s ban on controversial political issue ads on the platform.

Earlier this week, Democrats took to social and legacy media to threaten boycotts and complain about Hulu blocking ads from Democrats on abortion, guns, and other hot-button issues. Disney confirmed Wednesday to Axios that they have already reversed course, telling the outlet such political ads are now permitted, effective immediately.

“After a thorough review of ad policies across its linear networks and streaming platforms over the last few months, Disney is now aligning Hulu’s political advertising policies to be consistent with the Company’s general entertainment and sports cable networks and ESPN+,” Disney said in a statement, per Axios.

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“Hulu will now accept candidate and issue advertisements covering a wide

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