Spring 2019

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Navigating Technological Change to Protect Members' Interests E ver since wax cylinders, radio and movie houses gave birth to the entertainment and media industry, change has been constant — but what has remained the same is the need for artists and creators to be fairly compensated and have their work protected. "We are on the threshold of a world where actors' images and voices can be duplicated with remarkable accuracy and machines can generate news stories, and we need to be prepared for the coming changes," said SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris. "By helping to shape the inevitable march of progress, the union is working to ensure members' interests are protected, no matter what the winds of change may bring." The evolution of streaming digital platforms for music and video has fundamentally changed how the industry functions, but some bigger changes may be on the way. That's why Carteris and National Executive Director David White are leading union efforts to get out ahead of GETTYIMAGES.COM 30 SAG-AFTRA | Spring 2019 |

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