Category: Strike Coverage

News Analysis: BART Strike Lights Up Social Media


Watch (1:03) >> News analysis of Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) strike starts with consumerist perspective (citizens post photos of waiting on lines or empty common areas), then includes references to strike press conference and photos of workers.

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Rich Media: Social Media for Labor Unions


An (almost) 40-minute presentation by Minnesota Nurses Association Social Media/PR Director John Nemo on how Labor Unions can leverage Social Media to engage members, impact contract negotiations, drive mainstream media coverage and shape public opinion. Watch (39:17) >> Extensive lessons

30 Rock page strike episode

[…] Kenneth declares a page strike after Jack asks him to lie on his time card in order to comply with new rules saying pages can’t work over 16 hours a day. This is the last thing Jack needs, while

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Writers’ Return and Coffee Strike

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Return of the Writers Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs

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Comedian Tina Fey pickets FOX on SAG/WGA’s “UNITY DAY”

Comedian Tina Fey, “30 Rock” and “SNL” walks the picket line with fellow writers and actors at the SAG/WGA’s UNITY DAY RALLY at Fox Studios in Century City, CA on January 28, 2007.

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Introducing A Daily Show

In light of the WGA writers’ strike, Jon announces a different kind of show. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Introducing A Daily Show Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog

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Writers’ Strike – Tina Fey, Will Forte Picket – Jay Leno, David Letterman Layoff Staff

[…] The late night talk shows, such as the Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, are already airing reruns because of the writers’ strike. The Washington Post has reported that the Leno show gave

Screenwriters Take to Picket Lines as Strike Begins

By DAVID CARR, BROOKS BARNES and MICHAEL CIEPLY, NY Times. […] But instead of hard hats and work boots, the people on the pickets had arty glasses and fancy scarves. “A lot of the public probably feels like we are

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