Her WHAT is getting better?? – Whispers and Warnings 12/12/18

Her WHAT is getting better?? – Whispers and Warnings 12/12/18

There are typos…and then there are DISASTERS! Have I mentioned that WritersWeekly offers professional EDITING SERVICES??
Julia Roberts newspaper headline goes viral after unfortunate typo
“A newspaper has been forced to apologize after an otherwise glowing interview with Hollywood star Julia Roberts was ruined by perhaps the world’s most unfortunate typo.”

Anti-semitic remark leads to secret payouts.
Tribune, Tronc And Beyond: A Slur, A Secret Payout And A Looming Sale
“Early this year, however, Tribune Publishing made the first in a series of secret payments to total more than $2.5 million to avert a threatened lawsuit…”

This is why you need to have all your publishing agreements IN WRITING – Like BookLocker always does.
Literary agent ordered to pay $500,000 to Australian author Kate Morton after lawsuit loss
“She contended that – in accordance with her usual practice – she had an oral agency agreement with Morton, made during a March 2002 phone conversation, that she would receive the commission for the life of the books.”

Photo Copyright Lawsuit – OUCH!
Mpls Photo Center settles copyright infringement suit
“It really galvanized the photography world because you had this great photographer who just literally came out of nowhere, and then it eventually just wrapped into like the biggest fiasco and bummer that you could imagine”

P*rn star backlash – now she blames her creepy lawyer
Stormy Daniels Must Pay Trump $300,000 in Legal Fees in Dismissed Defamation Suit
“However, Clifford said in a statement on Nov. 28 to the Daily Beast that Avenatti had ‘filed a defamation case against Donald Trump against my wishes,’ and she was considering dropping him as her legal representative…”

Uh-Oh! Racism accusations against AMAZON – What do YOU think?
Fired Amazon Delivery Drivers Allege Racial Discrimination In Lawsuit
“The drivers say they lost their jobs in 2016 because of old, minor offenses that Amazon had previously been willing to overlook. They claim a change in Amazon’s background check policy disproportionately affected minority workers.”

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