Striking Out on New Media

Gunn, James
November 2007
Multichannel News;11/12/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 45, p37
The author shares why as a member of the Writers Guild of America (WGA), he is on strike. The author points that the only reason for the strike is that the studios refused to pay writers residuals on ne media. WGA is asking for an increase in the residuals made on DVD sales. WGA is fighting for the rights of middle-class writers, the regular TV staff writers and people who may have done one or two small independent feature films.


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