Dan and other aspiring writer friends and I are getting more wound up about the WGA strike.
How can the moguls and producers get so happy about the certainty of current and future profits from online content (and surely crow to their stockholders to this effect) and yet plead that the impact of internet content is still uncertain?
Disney's honcho says $1.5 billion of its annual revenue comes from digital. Sumner Redstone says "Viacom will double its revenues this year from digital." Rupert Murdoch refers to the digital revolution as an era of "golden opportunities."
But when the writers say "Hey, can we please have our fair share, as well?" They're all "but the impact of new media is uncertain."