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writer's guild of america


Eisner's advice to striking writers: Blame Steve Jobs, not the studios

At the Media & Money conference, the former Disney exec calls the Writer's Guild of America strike "stupid" and suggests that it's the technology companies, not the studios, who are to blame.

By November 7, 2007


Sci-fi writers' group vaporizes Amazon links

After e-books from publisher Macmillan were pulled from Amazon in a publishing dispute, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is protesting by pulling Amazon links from its Web site.

By February 4, 2010


It's official: film and TV writers strike on Monday

As TV networks post an increasing number of TV shows online, the writers guild is demanding a share in ad revenues.

By November 2, 2007


Game writers to join union lines

The Writers Guild of America, the professional union for creators of TV and movie scripts, says...

By October 5, 2004


Science Fiction writers take on Internet pirates

Glaskowsky analyzes a sudden flareup in the fight to protect intellectual-property rights.

By September 1, 2007


The Kindle 2 has enough features, for some

The Reading Rights Coalition protests in front of the Authors Guild, 31 East 32nd Street NYC.

By April 7, 2009


Iran's new video game: Verdict on Salman Rushdie

Produced by the Islamic Association of Students, it has a mouthful of a title: The Stressful Life of Salman Rushdie and Implementation of his Verdict. Will it rival World of Warcraft?

By June 29, 2012


Prominent figures voice support for hacktivist Jeremy Hammond

As the computer programmer faces sentencing for the massive Stratfor hack, which revealed 200GB of government agency and private corporation data, thousands of supporters applaud his motives.

By November 5, 2013


Social media self-promotion: The urge, the ick, the outcome

Humility is out. Self-advocacy is in. CNET's Emily Dreyfuss, a member of the Millennial Generation and an ambivalent self-promoter, ponders why we brag the way we do on social media.

By May 8, 2013