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  • Thursday, September 30, 2004


    Who says Big Media are Pro Business?

    Sony is stunned and so am I. See this lovely article AlterNet: MediaCulture: When Big Media Turns Right. Here's a little snip from it:

    L.A. Weekly has learned that CBS, NBC and ABC all refused Fahrenheit 9/11 DVD advertising during any of the networks’ news programming. Executives at Sony Pictures, the distributor of the movie for the home-entertainment market, were stunned. And even more shocked when the three networks explained why.

    “They said explicitly they were reluctant because of the closeness of the release to the election. All three networks said no,” one Sony insider explains. “It was certainly a judgment that Sony disagrees with and is in the process of protesting.”

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