Members of the American Federation of Musicians face many of the same issues concerning compensation in new media that we do. In the interest of advancing our goal of achieving a fair contract, the WGAW Board felt that this gesture should be made on behalf our brothers and sisters in AFM and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.
As reader elocin pointed out, there's a lot more than awards shows at stake in the strike. So, do you think the WGA was right to let the Grammys go forward without disruption? Or should the union have continued to make its point by threatening to picket, like it did for the People's Choice Awards and Golden Globes?