Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Wednesday Readup: Tyler Perry LawSuit, Thomas Nelson Layoff & Tosca Lee

Woman sues Tyler Perry for copyright infringement

Tyler Perry went to court to face allegations that he stole material from someone else for his blockbuster film "Diary of a Mad Black Woman." Source: Associated Press



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Book Giveaway

Nora St. Laurent's Blog. Demon and Havah author Tosca Lee is giving away a copy of
her book and a mug. Here: http://psalm516.blogspot.com/2008/11/nora-interviews-tosca-lee.html

Author Chat

Author Dwan Abrams will be chatting with Urban Literary Review about her new release, Married Strangers this Friday at 9pm EST. Here


Thomas Nelson Layoff

As a leadership team, we struggled with this decision for several weeks. As recently as September 19, I assured our employees that we were not planning another reduction in our workforce. It was not even a remote consideration. But the final September and October sales reports changed that. Michael Hyatt

Thomas Nelson Publishers President & CEO Michael S. Hyatt informed TNP readers that this week they are laying off 10% of their workforce. This is their second layoff this year. Honestly, I'm more concerned with the layoffs at Atlanta City Hall then any publishing house. We have been in a recession for a while. However, I do appreciate Hyatt for keeping obvious supporters of the company informed personally about the state of the company. I really applaud him for that. Good PR.



2 comments:

Diamond~Star said...

On Tyler: Why would this woman even do this? His play "Diary of A Mad Black Woman" was out way before and he has made movie, after movie. This lady is just out for money. That's right Tyler, stand for what you believe in!!!

Dee S. said...

Hey, girl. I'll keep you posted about the case.

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