WGAW gets real in organizing reality TV

McNary, Dave
June 2005
Daily Variety;6/21/2005, Vol. 287 Issue 57, p5
Trade Publication
Reports that the Writers Guild of America (WGA) West has stepped up its campaign to organize reality television writers, producers and editors in the U.S. Number of signed authorization cards received by the guild from writers, producers, and editors who work in reality and want to be represented by WGA West; Contention of the producers of reality shows that the programs should not be under WGA jurisdiction because the shows are not scripted; Appointment of David Young as the guild's director of organizing.


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