WGA's focus: Upping cable net residuals

McNary, Dave
November 2003
Daily Variety;11/11/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 28, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the negotiation for bargaining proposals requested by the Writers Guild of America (WGA). Focus of WGA negotiations; Message of Charles Slocum, assistant executive director of WGA West; Identification of the problems in the negotiations; Details of other developments related to negotiations.


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