Writers Strike Update

WRITERS STRIKE UPDATE....Over at the New Republic, Mark Evanier has a pretty good little history of the Writers Guild of America and why they go on strike so often. The nickel answer: TV, cable, VCRs, DVDs, and now internet downloads. Every time there's a new technology, producers try to insist that writers shouldn't get a piece of the new action.

On a related note, Daniel Blau, a former "story editor" for America's Next Top Model, tells us about the forgotten writers strike of '06. He's not happy with the WGA.

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