Cynthia Littleton

co-editor-in-chief of Variety, author of “TV on Strike: Why Hollywood Went to War Over the Internet”

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Managing Editor for Variety and co-author of Season Finale: The Unexpected Rise and Fall of the WB and UPN; former editor of the Hollywood Reporter

Cynthia Littleton on KCRW

The only other time that both Hollywood actors and writers striked simultaneously was 1960. The industry was relatively new, and TV was the big disruptor.

How the 1960 SAG-WGA strike set the stage for today’s walkouts

The only other time that both Hollywood actors and writers striked simultaneously was 1960. The industry was relatively new, and TV was the big disruptor.

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The Weinstein Company has taken a huge financial hit since assault and harassment allegations came out against co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

Can the Weinstein Company be turned into a positive force for women?

The Weinstein Company has taken a huge financial hit since assault and harassment allegations came out against co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Trump’s been leading in the polls, but his politics have been clashing with his some of his business ventures. So today, he announced he’s unloading one of those ventures.

Donald Trump Sells Miss Universe

Trump’s been leading in the polls, but his politics have been clashing with his some of his business ventures. So today, he announced he’s unloading one of those ventures.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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