17 candidates will vie for nine council seats in the Sept. 19 elections
The new deal calls for a 2 percent pay increase
The deal comes three years after a labor dispute resulted in picket lines outside the filmmaker's Atlanta studio
Agreement will increase weekly minimum compensation and provide pension and health contributions
Hollywood guild and independent film and TV producers warn that pact will impact the way users consume content
Terms for the 10 new members begin immediately and last through 2012
Updated: Would create "two" internets, one public and one that would charge extra for higher-priority services, which could include better-quality movie downloads
Labor union says Berlinger shouldn't be forced to surrender footage to Chevron
"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" author to receive Evelyn F. Burkey Award
The group is endorsing a proposed New York City Council resolution urging FCC to adopt standards.
Organization lobbies for more spending on public broadcasting.
Signatories are first group under Writers Guild 2.0 new media initiative.