Blog Comment Policy


Opinions written on the blog and blog comments do not represent the official positions of the Writers Guild of America, East, and unless explicitly stated, all writing is regarded as the individual author’s opinion.

Comment policy

By commenting on this blog, you are agreeing to adhere to our blog community rules.

We have adopted the “Blog Community Rules” set forth below to create a forum where information and opinions can be discussed in a thoughtful, civil manner. While using the Blog, you agree to:

  • Respect other Bloggers – comments that threaten, insult, abuse, intimidate, or harass other Blog users will be removed and the writers may be banned.
  • Use the Blog for your personal use only.

You agree not to:

  • Post any private information, or otherwise harvest, collect, or disclose information about another Blogger without his or her express consent.
  • Post any content to the Blog that is unlawful, racist, hateful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, or that intentionally discriminates against or harasses particular individuals or groups.
  • Post any threats of physical or emotional harm.
  • Post any content to the Blog that infringes on any third-party’s intellectual property or other rights.
  • Use the Blog for any unlawful purpose, or transmit or otherwise make available in connection with the Blog any material that would give rise to criminal or civil liability.
  • Use the Blog for advertisements, chain letters, “spamming,” survey solicitations, junk mail, or solicitations.
  • Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity.
  • Imply that the Writers Guild of America, East, officially endorses your statements or positions.
  • Transmit any harmful, invasive or disruptive code or other materials (such as viruses, worms, or web bugs) through or to the Blog, or otherwise “hack” or deface any portion of the Blog.
  • Frame or mirror any part of the Blog without our prior written authorization. (Quoting from the blog with attribution is of course allowed and encouraged.)

You acknowledge that the Writers Guild of America, East has the right, but not the obligation, to modify or remove, any Submissions that violate the Blog Community Rules or that otherwise violate the Terms of Use. The Writers Guild of America, East reserves the right to delete any comments or block any commenter found to be violating these rules.