TITLE

A writer writes about what's wrong & right

AUTHOR(S)
Richert, William
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Daily Variety;01/25/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 39, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on a threat by the Writers Guild of America (WGA) to start another production shutdown in the summer of 2001 if its demands for a change of culture, direct cash, and credit benefits are not met by the television broadcasting and motion picture industries. Impact of such shutdowns on writers who do not write for hire; Claim by some labor-union leaders that the writer is marginalized.
ACCESSION #
4044974

 

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