words matter.

Freelance Writing Pay: Livable Wage?

By Allena Tapia, About.com Guide  January 11, 2010

Last week I re-posted an LA Times article that came to me via The Irreverent Freelancer. The ensuing discussion touches on the subjects of living wage, fair wage, fair pay and etc. This constant issue, the constant argument about what a freelancer should be paid has whirled the past few months, often centering on Demand Studios.

http://freelancewrite.about.com/b/2010/01/11/freelance-writing-pay-livable-wage.htm

IF IT IS RELEVANT = GOOD………THEN SHOW US THE MONEY!!!!!!! ~ Vaq

The 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America strike, more commonly referred to as simply the “Writers’ Strike”, was a strike by the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW).[1] The WGAE and WGAW labor unions represent film, television, and radio writers working in the United States. More than 12,000 writers joined the strike[2] which started on November 5, 2007 and concluded on February 12, 2008.[3] The strike is chronicled in a book called “Hollywood on Strike!”[4]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007%E2%80%932008_Writers_Guild_of_America_strike

Le Devoir: 100 Years and Still Going Strong.

Thank you and Sincere Congratulations

by Myriam Fontaine

January 8, 2010 2:35 PM

http://historywire.ca/en/article/20546

Journalism is the occupation of a diverse group of people who earn their living by writing or editing material of current interest for distribution via print or electronic media. The libertarian norms of “freedom of the press,” the unofficial status of a “fourth estate,” and the notion that modern society is greatly influenced by the content of the mass media all suggest an impressive and privileged role for the journalist in Canadian society. In an age of mass media administered by corporate executives and rapid advances in electronic communications, the character of journalism is by no means simple to define.

http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0004182

 

STIJM union president Raynald Leblanc, left, speaks with David Santerre, a negotiation committee member, during a break in a meeting of locked out Journal de Montreal employees in Montreal Saturday, February 26, 2011 as they consider the latest contract offer in their two-year labour dispute with the newspaper. The CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

STIJM union president Raynald Leblanc, left, speaks with David Santerre, a negotiation committee member, during a break in a meeting of locked out Journal de Montreal employees in Montreal Saturday, February 26, 2011 as they consider the latest contract offer in their two-year labour dispute with the newspaper. The CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

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Locked-out employees of Le Journal de Montreal protest outside of the Quebecor annual meeting on May 12, 2010 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan RemiorzLocked-out employees of Le Journal de Montreal protest outside of the Quebecor annual meeting on May 12, 2010 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Updated: Sat Feb. 26 2011 8:36:29 PM

// CTV.ca News

http://montreal.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20110226/mtl_JdeM_110226/20110226/

 
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http://thelinknewspaper.ca/article/398

http://www.wga.org/

CAN YOU IMAGINE A FILM WITHOUT WORDS, in 2011??? ~Vaq

http://a-a-l.ca/aal/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=186&Itemid=0

http://www.uneq.qc.ca/faq/

http://www.sfcanada.com/

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/RUSwriters.htm

http://www.writersunion.ca/ww_profile.asp?mem=1312&L=A

writers are artistes -our ART matters! ~Vaq

 

 

 

 

 

 

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