Subject: Re: Disney vs. LA Times
On Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 11:08:18 AM UTC-5, moviePig wrote:
> Not if it's a wedding or a vacation holiday. But the impending release
> of big movies are by definition a matter of public interest, and timely
> reporting on them is the livelihood of a press segment. While it seems
> (somewhat) reasonable that studios may occasionally cherry-pick certain
> reviewers for an *extra*-advanced screening, the usual press-only
> Monday(?) screenings seem more subject to the aforementioned "spirit".
Absolute rubbish. What if the studio doesn't have a press screening? Does that become a supreme
court case? A movie opening is in the "public interest"? That's crazy. It's commerce plain and
simple and has no first amendment protection. You're way in the weeds, mPig.