As part of my daily online read, I culled the following from the past week or so. Usually I post these links and any editorial to facebook. I am going to start posting the most significant ones – those that I think are required reading for reps (and our respective clients) – on a regular basis to dealfatigue. Please let me know what you think.
Scrabulous Facing Copyright Infringement Charges
Change in the Business Model at EA Games
In Tentative Deal, Directors Send Message To Screenwriters
Arts Council in England Taketh (and Giveth), Leaving Anger in Its Wake
Netflix lifts limits on seeing online movies Read this if you read anything today. This is where video (and TV…) are headed. Wondering if it’s possible to do a deal with Netflix and Apple directly as you can with music.
Which comes on the heels of . . .
Apple Bets on Online Movie Rentals
Oprah Winfrey getting her own TV network
TV studios cut more overall deals
Companies cite WGA strike as main cause
Steroids beyond sports
Celebrities now among those linked to drug shipments
American Library Association announces literary award winners