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Writers, Studios Agree Only That Stakes Are High

'We have to get this one right,' striker says of long-term implications

(Newser) - The $150 million or so the Writers Guild's demands would cost over the next 3 years is chump change by studio standards, but the long-term stakes in the deadlocked 2-month-old strike are high, reports the Washington Post. It's now or never for the writers to seal their piece of the... More »

Writers March on Wall Street

Picketing Hollywood's money machine

(Newser) - Striking writers waving banners marched on Wall Street to complain that the nation's media giants aren't sharing the wealth from online content. The Writers Guild of America targeted CBS, Disney, Viacom Inc., which owns Comedy Central and MTV; News Corp., owner of the Fox TV and film studios, and others More »

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