Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift makes concessions on photography contract

Taylor Swift (AP Image) After negotiations with representatives from news organizations and professional associations, pop star Taylor Swift has agreed to revise a photography contract for her "1989 World Tour" that several news organizations and photojournalists condemned for being too restrictive. The revised contract comes in response to bargaining between representatives for Swift and 14 news and professional organizations, … Read More
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Taylor Swift's photography contract wasn't applied to The New York Times

Taylor Swift (AP Image)Freelance photographer Ben Sklar didn't meet with any opposition in May when he showed up at Bossier City, Louisiana to shoot a Taylor Swift show. Sklar, who has been shooting for The New York Times for more than a decade, arrived at the concert and took his photos without incident. Neither he nor the Times were … Read More
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Is Taylor Swift’s Apple-bashing over royalties total hypocrisy?

Taylor Swift performs at the 2013 CMA Music Festival in Nashville,Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP, File)Apple appears to have changed policy after Taylor Swift threatened to yank her "1989" album from its streaming audio service in a dispute over royalty payments. But is she a hypocrite in deriding Apple’s free three-month trial period for consumers and not … Read More