AFTRA’s view – take back the airwaves! VIII

Time for another labor leader, this time John Connolly, of AFTRA, an AFL-CIO affiliate. AFTRA and the S.A.G., of course,…

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The producers’ view – VII

Marshall Herskovitz (of TV show “Thirty Something” fame) notes that independent producers no longer exist! Hmm, if true, and I…

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"Got ideas?" Writers at the media hearings – VI

Now the turn of Patric Verrone, President of the WGA-W. I have linked their very lively and informative website here,…

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Writers Guild, East – VI

Mona Mangan, of the WGA-East is on now. Interesting that she came all the way from NY to a hearing…

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The Screen Actors’ take on media ownership – V

Alan Rosenberg of S.A.G. is on now to introduce Guild VP Anne Marie Johnson. Rosenberg has now stepped away to…

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EMI ownership hearings – IV

Taylor Hackford from the Directors’ Guild is on now. He says media ownership concentration imperils the work of his members.…

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2006 Review of the Media Ownership Rules – III

Congresswoman Waters and Jesse Jackson have laid out the core issues particularly with respect to diversity and now the first…

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2006 Review of the Media Ownership Rules – II

Here is a link to the key court decision that pushed the FCC back when it attempted to expand the…

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2006 Review of the Media Ownership Rules – I

The FCC is holding open hearings in southern California today about ownership in the new media world. They do this…

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