Subject: Re: Rotten Tomatoes Under Fire For "Justice League" Review
On 12/4/2017 10:17 PM, Lewis wrote:
> In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com> wrote:
>> On 12/4/2017 4:30 PM, Ed Stasiak wrote:
>>>>> Ed Stasiak
>>>>> Unless the film critic signed some kinda “approved disclosure” agreement,
>>>>> they’re free to say whatever they want about the movie or tv show.
>>>> Either way, has *nothing* to do with the 1st Amendment.
>>> “More than just a kerfuffle over one superhero movie, the incident raises
>>> larger questions about the relationship between reviewers and the public,
>>> the editorial objectivity of aggregators and how much studios should be
>>> _empowered to control the pre-release messaging_ of their films.”
>>> The above implies the studios have some kinda right to control what
>>> movie critics say about their flicks and that IS a 1st Amendment issue.
>> No, it is not a First Amendment issue. The studio is not preventing
>> reviewers from saying whatever they want about the film,
> Which would *also* not be a First Amendment issue.
I didn't say it would.