Project 3

Project 3

Published on 9 May 2023
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Transcript
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Why are Hollywood writers going on a strike?
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(in 90 seconds)
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On May 2nd the Writers Guild of America labor union announced that they had “voted unanimously to call a strike”
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Source: LA Times
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Source: New York Times
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Source: New York Times
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11,500 writers
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vs
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rise of new media
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aka
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streaming services like Netflix and AppleTV
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8-10 episodes
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residual payments
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=
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royalties writers receive when a show they created is re-aired
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WHAT THE WRITERS WANT
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1) Higher pay
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2) Fixed number of staff writers
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3) No mini-rooms
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4) Less artificial intelligence
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Source: LA Times