BTS Confronts Chart Manipulation Chatter in a new Billboard interview. Plus, Movie Studios are Mocked by Hollywood Stars and Directors For Streaming Blunders that affected the Box Office and their pockets.
How the Billboard Charts Became a Battleground for Stans and Label Executives
Each week, a new winner prevails. The cost? Up to $100,000. https://www.34st.com/article/2021/06/billboard-charts-bts-olivia-rodrigo-dynamite-butter-drivers-license via @34st
BTS Member RM Deftly Shut Down Chart Manipulation Discourse
Patty Jenkins “Not A Fan Of Day & Date”; Says HBO Max Move With ‘WW1984’ Was “Best Choice In A Bunch Of Bad Choices”
What Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Black Widow’ Legal Battle Means for the Future of Hollywood
The birth of the subscription streaming platform Disney Plus is a good marker for the transition that’s spurred a wholesale realignment of film and TV operations
Theater Owners Chief John Fithian Doubles Down on Streaming Debate: ‘Simultaneous Release Does Not Work for Anyone’ https://variety.com/2021/film/news/theater-owners-chief-john-fithian-cinemacon-1235047830/
Theater owners are already taking a victory lap in the fight for where movies screen https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/25/22641318/hybrid-film-releases-cinemacon-theater-exclusivity
Vice Media Makes New Round of Layoffs in Digital Group and Refinery29 https://variety.com/2021/digital/news/vice-media-round-layoffs-1235049824/
TikTok Creators Turn to YouTube Shorts Amid “Insane” Subscriber Growth https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/business/digital/tiktok-creators-youtube-shorts-amid-insane-subscriber-growth-1235002615/
America’s Largest Newspapers Have Lost 20% of Print Sales
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