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Statement Regarding Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger from Writers Guild of America, East

NEW YORK, NY (APRIL 23, 2015) – The Writers Guild of America, East released the following statement regarding media reports that Comcast is dropping its bid to buy Time Warner Cable: “The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) is gratified that Comcast/NBCU has dropped its bid to merge with Time Warner Cable.  The purpose of […]

(May 12) EMPIRE’s Lee Daniels, Danny Strong & Ilene Chaiken In Conversation With John Singleton

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation and production of EMPIRE, on May 12th, when co-creators and showrunners Lee Daniels, Danny Strong and Ilene Chaiken discuss their runaway mega-hit with director John Singleton.

Statement on Gawker Unionizing with Writers Guild of America, East

NEW YORK, NY (APRIL 17, 2015) – Writers Guild of America, East’s Executive Director Lowell Peterson released the following statement regarding Gawker Media: “The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) has a long history of representing writers and others in broadcast news, and we have been at the forefront of organizing digital media.  We welcome […]

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