Gene Maddaus

senior media writer for Variety

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Staff writer for the LA Weekly; former staff writer for the Torrance Daily Breeze

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Some of the three-year agreement’s highlights include a 10-hour break between shifts, a 54-hour weekend rest period, penalties for not taking meals during work, health and pension…

Hollywood strike is averted, but it’s unclear if IATSE members will ratify tentative deal with studios

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iHeartRadio is a commercial radio juggernaut. It airs Ryan Seacrest and Rush Limbaugh, owns billboards and hundreds of radio stations. Now it’s facing serious financial problems.

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iHeartRadio is a commercial radio juggernaut. It airs Ryan Seacrest and Rush Limbaugh, owns billboards and hundreds of radio stations. Now it’s facing serious financial problems.

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