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STRIKING ACTORS TO MEET ADVERTISERS FOR SECOND TIME

News, 14 September 2000


The striking actors in the 20-week SAG/AFTRA stand-off yesterday met with advertisers and federal mediators, agreeing to meet again today.

Advertising representatives decided to continue yesterday’s discussions immediately. There was, according to one source, a “new wrinkle” in the talks to end the strike that has hit production of TV commercials.

“It’s probably a good sign”, said Lee Goldstein, managing partner at DiMassimo Brand Advertising, “but when a jury decides to deliberate twice in a court case, the trial usually ends up bad”.

News source: Advertising Age - Daily Deadline