June 2014, Vol. 7, Issue 6
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The deadline for public comments to the FCC on net neutrality is September 10.

In Memoriam
Malik Bendjelloul
9/14/1977 - 5/13/2014
Hal Cooper
2/23/1923 - 4/11/2014
Bernard Dilbert
6/18/1923 - 4/25/2014
Jarre Beth Fees
2/2/1951 - 5/12/2014
Lorrilyn Fetherolf
6/14/1966 - 3/3/2014
Sanford (Sandy) Frank
4/18/2014 - 5/16/2014
Michael Gottlieb
4/12/1946 - 5/23/2014
Doris Kanter
2/8/1919 - 3/18/2014
Nancy Malone
3/19/1935 - 5/8/2014
Peggy O'Shea
10/3/1922 - 5/1/2014
Robert L. Stull
11/5/1941 - 4/3/2014
Stanford C. Whitmore
7/23/1925 - 5/8/2014

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Special Report:
The Battle for an Open Internet

Photo: Brian Fung / The Washington Post
Protesters outside the F.C.C. building in Washington

When WGAW President Chris Keyser recently called on showrunners and series creators to lend their names to a letter urging FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to support an open Internet, 245 writers signed on in a matter of days, including some of the biggest names in the business.

Several weeks before, the Guild had filed comments critical of Wheeler's proposal to divide the Internet into "fast" and "slow" lanes, which would allow Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to discriminate in how they deliver Internet traffic and restrict consumer choices. But the FCC's decision to suspend its rule prohibiting lobbying during the week prior to a vote to allow for more comments on net neutrality... Read more

Net Neutrality: On-the-Record

Read what our allies on Capitol Hill have said about a free Internet. Read more

Five Things To Know About Net Neutrality

At a time when a battle is underway for the future of the Internet, here is a brief guide to net neutrality and why it matters to writers. Read more

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HIGHLIGHTS:

6/9 - SEASONED READINGS: MAD COWBOY BY GLEN MERZER

6/11 - AAWC: AN EVENING WITH MINDY KALING

6/16 - DIE WELL OR DIE TRYING!

6/18 - GLWC: ALL ABOUT OUTFEST

6/21 - WEC: HOW TO PUBLISH, MARKET AND SELL YOUR E-BOOK TO HOLLYWOOD

6/29 - ACTIVITIES: PUB TRIVIA NIGHT!

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