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Wednesday February 27, 2019

Source: Deadline

CBSN Becomes First Live-Streaming News Network To Unionize With WGA East

The WGA East, in its ongoing efforts to unionize digital newsrooms, has been recognized voluntarily by CBSN — an arm of CBS News — as the collective bargaining representative of the live-streaming news network’s 55 writers, producers and graphic artists. CBSN became the first-24/7 live anchored digital streaming news network when it launched in 2014, and now it is the first major digital live-streaming news service to unionize.

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