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Archive for tag: President Donald Trump

SAG-AFTRA Balks At NPR’s Two-Tier Pay Proposal

13 July, 2017 (23:10) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb July 13, 2017 2:39pm National Public Radio is facing pressure not only from President Donald Trump, who wants to eliminate its federal funding entirely, but from SAG-AFTRA, as well. With negotiations for a new NPR contract coming down to the wire, the union is rallying support for its demand for “equal pay […]

WGA East: Donald Trump’s Tirades Pose “Existential Threat” To Free Press!

6 July, 2017 (17:51) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  July 6, 2017 1:53pm The executive director of the WGA East has called President Donald Trump’s “vicious attacks” on the media an “existential threat” to independent journalism – a greater threat than even plummeting ad dollars and readership. Related Donald Trump In Poland: CNN Has Taken Wrestling Video ‘Too Seriously’ Lowell Peterson […]

DGA Says Travel Ban “Of Concern’, SAG-AFTRA Calls Policy “Misguided”

31 January, 2017 (23:13) | 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

by Greg Evans  January 31, 2017 7:31pm UPDATED with DGA & SAG-AFTRA statements: The Directors Guild of America has added its voice to the criticism of Donald Trump’s travel ban executive order, though the DGA stopped far short of the WGA’s charges that the order is unconstitutional. Here is the DGA statement in full: Related […]

Writers Guild Calls Travel Ban “Unconstitutional & Deeply Wrong”

29 January, 2017 (16:41) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

by Greg Evans  January 29, 2017 12:29pm The Writers Guilds of America East and West have condemned President Donald Trump’s travel ban as “unconstitutional and deeply wrong.” The guild branches jointly pledged their support for Asghar Farhadi, the Iranian director of the Oscar-nominated The Salesman, who has declined to attend the ceremony in protest of the […]