Embargo Breaking and You: The New Yorker Takes On Sony Pictures

Those following the world of cinema today are most likely aware of a slap-fight that broke out between Sony Pictures and New Yorker film critic David Denby, who broke the agreed-upon embargo for his review of the highly anticipated film The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. He and other critics were allowed to view the… » 12/05/11 10:00pm 12/05/11 10:00pm

Are Embargoes Really Necessary?

John Keefer has a nice piece up on Crispy Gamer regarding the issue of embargoes — are they really » 9/27/08 5:30pm 9/27/08 5:30pm necessary, or do they simply encourage lazy journalism and sometimes inappropriate relationships with publishers? The issue at stake here isn't so much embargoes, which are a symptom of the problem, as much as…