Blog Gives Fans Voice in Writers Strike
AWN Headline News
Leading progressive blog Firedoglake has launched a special website to give TV fans an opportunity to speak up for striking writers. At the Firedoglake.com site, viewers can select their favorite shows and send the studios and networks personal messages in support of the Writers Guild of America.
"We're delighted to be able to use our technology to help TV fans connect with the network executives responsible for their favorite shows," said Jane Hamsher, founder of Firedoglake. "It's wonderful that people who believe work should be rewarded are coming together to support the union and the writers."
Firedoglake has organized participation from other leading blogs and entertainment web sites including Daily Kos, Raw Story, Crooks and Liars, Democratic Underground, AlterNet, Down with Tyranny and Digby.