Are Writers’ New Media Demands Of An Industry On The Brink Of Meltdown Pointless?

Are Writers’ New Media Demands Of An Industry On The Brink Of Meltdown Pointless?
Innovation
Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 6 november 2007

One of the big sticking points in the writer dispute is that the writers want paying when their work appears in digital media content. The NY Times describes the issues:

The guild said the companies had dug in their heels by, among other things, refusing to grant the unions jurisdiction over most writing directly for new media, and insisting on the right to offer promotional showings of movies and television shows in new media and elsewhere without paying an additional fee.

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