Re: [videoblogging] INdTV

Yeah I'm aware of work for hire.

Again, it's the "Independent" TV emphasis.
But I suppose it's no different than any other marketing use of the
word independent.

Chris

On Sep 30, 2004, at 4:50 AM, Andreas Haugstrup wrote:

> On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 02:56:40 -0400, Christopher Weagel
> <humandog@…> wrote:
>
>> The thing that bugged me was that it comes off as INDtv wanting its
>> applicants to do all the work for them, then they own all the material
>> produced.
>
> This is standard for all the publishing companies I've heard of
> (excluding
> still photographers who have a good union here). It's an easy way for a
> media company to secure exclusive rights – they are paying you to do
> the
> work after all.
> A comparison is a computer programmer: He doesn't own any of the code
> he
> writes for a company either.
>
> Of course it leaves a bad taste in my mouth when they call it
> idenpendent
> tv or whatever. But as a business they need exclusive rights for the
> content produced by their employees. Otherwise they're just throwing
> money
> out the window.
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