Writers rock

So I was writing a paper about the 2007 screen writers strike and I came across this treasure of a video.  I love that strikers are taking control into their own hands in revolutionary ways.  No other group of workers has ever posted up videos on Youtube to express their reasons and conditions for striking.  And what is ironic about this particular strike is that the writers were striking about their not receiving residuals on work that is watched online.  So what do they do?  They post up work online.  By taking advantage of the same technology that had prompted the strike, writers were able to effectively express the accessibility of the Internet and the extent of its impact.  Too perfect 🙂

Go workers!!!

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One Response to “Writers rock”

  1. That was such a big worry for artist or any other form of work that was used as a commodity. DISTRIBUTION! Today, its so much simpler to get your act notice with the various social networks out there but with that also comes with some consequences. The pool in which these artists exists now is large in comparison to the past. Although, there is a great beginning to discovering different types of work, the competition grows greater as well.

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