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On Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 9:19:21 AM UTC-5, Obveeus wrote:
>
http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/ct-mov-disney-cr...
> 
> To sum it up:
> 
> The Los Angeles Times wrote a story about Anaheim not benefiting from 
> the tax credits given to Disney's Park system.
> 
> Disney has retaliated by denying Los Angeles Times reporters access to 
> advance screenings of Disney films like THOR RAGNAROK.
> 
> In counter-retaliation, the National Society of Film Critics, the Los 
> Angeles Film Critics Association, The New York Film Critics Circle, and 
> the Boston Society of Film Critics have banned all Disney films from 
> their award eligibility.
> 
> The writer of this article claims that banning a Los Angeles film critic 
> from advanced screenings of the film is a violation of the First 
> Amendment.  You'd think that journalists would have at least some 
> understanding of what the First Amendment is about...and as a hint, it 
> isn't about a journalist's 'right' to see movies before the rest of the 
> public can see them.

Many of these mega-corporations do not benefit communities by being there.  Their jobs often come at
HUGE cost, often outstripping the value of the job itself and their tax-concessions (granted by
desperate towns/cities) mean they are operating as corporate welfare-babies in whatever city they
settle in. Politicians bent on pretending they are "creating lots of jobs" are to blame for this.