UPDATE:Nazi-Like Subway Promo To Be Yanked; Did Amazon or MTA Make The Call?

After an outcry by New York's mayor, the Anti-Defamation League, transit riders and media-trade and New York news Web sites, an Amazon-sponsored  promotion on a a New York subway car will be removed. The Amazon campaign emblazoned a subway car with a Nazi-like insignia and other graphics depicting a version of the Japanese flag. The subway car is promoting Amazon Prime Video's new drama, "The Man in the High Castle." Variety originally quoted an MTA spokeswoman explaining Amazon has decided to pull the promotion early because of the controversy But in a later story, Variety said the decision might have been made by the MTA, not Amazon. (See an earlier MediaPost column here.)


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