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Mediabistro Chats: 01.15.13

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Mediabistro Do you think publishers deserve more money when a writer's work is developed into a film? nyti.ms/WTLYup (via @nytimes)

twitter@DeliciousDiane Not necessarily. I think it perhaps should depend on the writer's compensation to begin with. Too little? No film cut.

twitter@DianaFinch Publishers would earn more money through increased book sales due to film publicity-which should be recompense enough

twitter@JlrMedia The writers deserve more than the publishers b/c most of the time they change a lot of the book in the screenplay.

twitterTeq Minsky greedy bums

twitterJulia Plale Writers already get less than 10% of the revenue from their work. If publishers take more it'll just result in authors going to other (smaller) publishers who don't suck their writers dry.

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