Subject: Re: Disney vs. LA Times
>On 11/7/2017 9:19 AM, Obveeus wrote:
>>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.
>Well, it does sound like a violation of the *spirit* of the First
>Amendment. Generally, press-events ought not hand-pick the press.
Only to someone who believes he has the write to twist the meanings of
ordinary words in order to make himself sound more profound, without