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moviePig<pwallace@moviepig.com> wrote:

> On 11/8/2017 10:42 AM, william ahearn wrote:

>> On Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 10:24:39 AM UTC-5, moviePig wrote:
>> 
>>> Well, it does sound like a violation of the *spirit* of the First
>>> Amendment.  Generally, press-events ought not hand-pick the press.
>>> 
>> Not even close. The press has no "right" to attend an activity sponsored by a corporation.
> 
> 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.

The movie industry has no duty to provide reporters a livelihood.