Strike? What Strike? Boring News Writers Come To Accord With ABC News 38122
Did you hear the amazing news? The WGA strike is finally over! No, not the one that’s depriving you of your favorite
quality mindless television and film entertainment. The preemptive one that threatened to jeopardize your ability to watch boring network news shows containing information you already saw on CNN and read on the Drudge Report.
ABC News said yesterday that it reached a tentative new contract with workers represented by the Writers Guild of America East that includes a 3.5 percent wage increase and a one-time signing bonus. The union, comprising approximately 250 news writers, editors, artists and assistants in New York and Washington, D.C., has been working under an expired contract since Jan. 31, 2005.
We’d love to stick around and celebrate, but we happen to be extremely busy and important. And that DVR full of Scrubs and Law & Order reruns isn’t going to watch itself.
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