AP080425046275Demand Media has come under scrutiny not only for the less-than-modest rates it pays the army of freelancers who churn out servicey "how to" pieces for the online content farm, but also for the quality of the pieces those freelancers produce. (Immediate disclosure: Yahoo owns and operates a similar service.)
But today, Demand's editorial hands will have an opportunity to get some valuable editorial pointers--from Peter Guber, the movie producer and entertainment honcho whose new self-help book "discusses the power of narrative as a tool to achieve success," according to a Demand Media conference call invite obtained by The Cutline.
Guber, a Demand Media board member and Mandalay Entertainment CEO who has produced films including "Rain Main," "Batman" and "The Color Purple" (he also co-owns the NBA's Golden State Warriors), "will be answering questions previously submitted by Demand Media freelancers," according to the invite. "He is highly sought after as a speaker for organizationsRead More »from Demand Media taps Peter Guber to motivate its freelancers