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BIDEN MEETS WITH GUN ADVOCATES, HOLLYWOOD OPPONENTS

January 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Vice president Joe Biden met for nearly three hours with representatives of the film and television industries Thursday night to discuss ways to shield children from depictions of gun violence, but it was unclear whether the meeting accomplished anything other than a photo-op for the two industries to reiterate their past position — that they […]

BRITAIN PLANS ADDED TAX BREAKS FOR ENTERTAIMENT INDUSTRY

June 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The British government said today (Monday) that it will entertain public comment on its proposal to seek additional tax breaks for animation, “high-end” TV drama (i.e. big-budget dramatic programs), and videogames. The announcement of a so-called public consultation was made after Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said in a statement that he wants the […]