WGA Write-Off Keeps Write On

Haugsted, Linda; Moss, Linda
January 2008
Multichannel News;1/14/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p32
The article reports on the strike by the Writers Guild of America (WGA) in the U.S. It is stated that the movement is entering its eleventh week without any indication of negotiations with major producers. The strike caused the cancellation of the Golden Globes Awards ceremony and of the WGA West's February 9 awards show.


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