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Some Potential Good News For Net Neutrality

During a 10/9/2014 town-hall style meeting in Santa Monica, CA President Obama provided a very clear, if not belated, executive position on the impending Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision on whether or not they will move forward with proposed rules that would ultimately allow Internet Service Providers (ISP) to slow down traffic for any organization […]

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WAC Board Chair Doubles Down On “Crazy” Comment

The 10/8/2014 edition of The Washington Post published an article by Geoff Edgers that examines the ongoing Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO)/Woodruff Arts Center (WAC) lockout. Of particular interest is the response from WAC Governing Board Chairman Douglas Hertz to questions about whether or not he regretted characterizing the ASO musicians and conductors as “a bunch […]

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So Many New Jobs

Have you stopped by Adaptistration Jobs lately? There are a host of great gigs; everything from VP of Artistic Planning at the Chicago Symphony to openings in great service organizations like OPERA America, you’re sure to find more than a few that will pique your interest. If not, no worries, you can create job alert […]

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I Was Wondering The Same Thing

Joe Patti published an article on 10/6/14 that examines the recent pop-up protest that transpired during a St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) that asked the very same questions running through my head after coming across the news; specifically, “why did they choose to do this at a SLSO concert? Patti goes on to provide some […]

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Mediation, Yes. Press Blackout, No

Although the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services (FMCS) is now playing an official role in helping both sides in the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO)/Woodruff Arts Center (WAC) and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Players Association (ASOPA) labor dispute, it doesn’t appear that it carries any sort of media blackout restrictions. In fact, both sides continued lobbing PR […]

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Things Get Crazy In Atlanta

The 10/4/14 edition of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) published an article by Howard Pousner that includes an exclusive interview with Woodruff Arts Center (WAC) Governing Board Chairman Douglas Hertz. The WAC serves as the 501(c)3 under which the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) conducts business; consequently, even though the ASO maintains its own board of directors […]

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Last Call For ArtsHacker Contributors

We just wrapped up the second round of processing contributions from those interested in becoming an ArtsHacker contributor and the response was just as strong as the first. As such, I’m extending this to one more round, but know this is all we’ll have time for in order to get all of the contributors ready […]

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