Writers Strike Highlights Struggles of Growing Freelance Economy

July 16, 2023

The writers strike in LA, which started in early May, is impacting the release of dozens of fan favorite shows and shows no signs of ending soon.  Worried about shorter work periods, less pay, fewer residuals and the growth of artificial intelligence (AI) in an increasingly freelance industry, writers say they want more guarantees and job security. Dina Demetrius caught up with veteran writers who say that today’s working conditions mean they’re often barely getting by.