Musicians can’t hit picket lines, have same struggles as actors

“Musicians are treated in isolation, and there's been a real struggle to not just organize, but pass laws that would enable them to collectively bargain,” says the LA Times’ August Brown. Photo by Shutterstock.

Musicians earn meager streaming residuals and are threatened by AI, but unlike Hollywood actors and writers, they don’t have a union that can fight for them.

NBCUniversal is accused of abusing reality TV stars and crews by covering up sexual violence, exploiting minors, and using alcohol to “manufacture mental instability."

Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” movie has grossed more than $1 billion at the global box office, making her the only woman director to achieve this on her own — without a male co-director.

A woman has filed a federal lawsuit against Detroit’s police after facial recognition tech linked her to a carjacking. She was eight months pregnant at the time.

A Texas judge struck down parts of that state’s restrictive abortion ban. The ruling is on hold as the state appeals. And a federal appeals court ruled Mississippi’s lifetime voting ban for felons is unconstitutional.