Journalists at Cannes Asked to Pay For Interviews - SPIEGEL ONLINE

For the first time in the history of the Cannes Film Festival, a distribution firm has asked for a fee from journalists who want to interview Hollywood celebrities. Many journalists are eschewing the offer of a 20-minute interview with Brad Pitt for 2,500 euros, arguing it would set a dangerous precedent. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Sirajul Islam - Jul 26, 2012 - 12:14 AM PDT
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Edited by: Sirajul Islam - Jul 26, 2012 - 12:19 AM PDT

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Sirajul Islam
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by Sirajul Islam - Jul. 26, 2012

This Spiegel International news says journalists face a newer situation because for the first time in the history of the Cannes Film Festival, a distribution firm has asked for a fee from journalists who want to interview Hollywood celebrities arguing it would set a dangerous precedent.

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Ariel Achatz
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by Ariel Achatz - Feb. 11, 2013

This is an interesting topic for a story. I would have included some more interviews with journalists and maybe elaborate on the problems this can cause. It would have been a better story if it was more in-depth.

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