“Many of the earliest creators wanted a career in film, TV, and music,” says Brent Weinstein, chief innovation officer at UTA. “They viewed YouTube as a way to go direct to audience and build up a fan base and circumvent the traditional gatekeepers. Now, a very small percentage of our digital-native clients prioritize film and TV. They’re happy to do a guest-star role or, on occasion, [pursue] an idea for a TV show to star in or produce. But being a TV star or movie star is no longer the primary goal of many of our clients.” … [Read more...] about Why Hollywood isn’t worried about TikTok being banned by Trump
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Once people begin to gather in person once again, some participants may welcome the continued ability to appear for quick hearings from their homes or workplaces rather than making a physical trek to the local courthouse. For some types of hearings, though, it seems likely that many attorneys will advocate for themselves and their clients to return to the physical courtroom when they feel it’s safe to do so. And certain court proceedings—especially criminal trials—will likely never move online, since the principle of being able to confront and cross-examine opposing witnesses in person is simply seen as too vital. … [Read more...] about Remote court is now in session. But will defendants get a fair trial?
“When we talk about the impact that’s been made in the South, to have people lined down the fucking block every single day? I got three locations right now and have a line down a block every day that tells me that obviously we’re doing something right,” Cole says. “We’ve been able to show people that veganism can be fun.” … [Read more...] about How this vegan restaurant has defied the odds to become a buzzy Black mecca