TITLE

Writers, Studios Spar, but Don't Talk

AUTHOR(S)
MOSS, LINDA
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/19/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 46, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses efforts by the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) to win U.S. public opinion on the issue of writers getting compensation for use of their content on the Internet. The AMPTP and The Walt Disney Co. rebutted statements the union made about new-media residuals. Writers claim the increases they are seeking on digital-downloaded residuals are very small in terms of real dollars.
ACCESSION #
29331745

 

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