TITLE

Legal Wrangling Makes Tech Awards 'Special'

AUTHOR(S)
Spangler, Todd
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;1/14/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the legal dispute between U.S. National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) and ATAS over the right to bestow Emmy awards in broadband-related categories. It asserted that an arbitration panel ruled that neither group may award new Emmys based on distribution platform or for non-television devices. Moreover, NATAS chief executive officer (CEO) Peter Price stated that NATAS will fight for the right to award Emmys in the advanced media and gaming categories.
ACCESSION #
28450049

 

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