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Why Apple’s Streaming Service is a Bad Idea, and Why Disney+ Will Succeed

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– By Katherine Sanderson – On March 25th, Apple had a presentation where they officially announced that they are launching their own streaming site called Apple TV + (which was already a rip-off of Disney’s upcoming streaming service name). With each having a release date set for Fall 2019, we will see two major streaming sites …

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How the WGA’s Showdown With Talent Agencies Could Backfire

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– By James Powers – To the casual observer, it looks like Hollywood’s screenwriters really enjoy picking fights. Most of us probably remember the massive, 100-day writers’ strike that took place in 2007-2008 as the Writers Guild of America (WGA) demanded improvements to their customary contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers …