For most of us, the writer’s strike is an annoyance. But for members of the Writer’s Guild of America, it’s a huge financial loss. Maybe you fully support the writers, or maybe you just miss your favorite shows.
Either way, you’re still going to want to check out the WGA’s YouTube channel. It’s tracked the progress of the strike since day 0.
United Hollywood is a blog where you can catch up on all the latest news concerning the writer’s strike. It’s a site maintained by the Writer’s Guild of America and addresses all the proposed solutions to the future of TV.
Their video section is composed of everything about the strike from video blogs and strike propaganda to footage of the actual picketing. All of it is hosted on YouTube, and no, they aren’t getting paid for it.
Those Supporting The Strike
Here’s just a handful of big names supporting the strike. You’ll catch them in a number of the webisodes.
- Callie Khouri
- Tenacious D
- Sarah Silverman
- Jesse Jackson
- The Cast of Reno 911
“Why We Fight” Strike Explanation Video
This video explains it all. It reveals the dirty little secrets that rich executives don’t want you to hear. I was shocked to find out that the networks get paid billions for their online ads and the writers make nothing.