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    Arts & Entertainment

    Writers Guild of America Wrecks Hollywood

    The Writers Guild of America shocked thousands in a ripple wave of anger and mistrust, after negotiations over the general contract between writers and their agents, which has been in effect for 43 years, was modified. “With talks stalled ahead of a midnight deadline, the WGA sent its 13,000 writers an email with instructions to notify their agents in writing that they cannot represent them until signing a new code of conduct,” The National Public Radio says. Even after acknowledging that the drastic change would lead to disorientation, the WGA insists that the change was necessary. The change stems from the complaint filed by the writers in regards to their…