American Federation of Television and Radio Artists


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American Federation of Television and Radio Artists

A labor union for American journalists, actors, and others who are broadcast on radio or television. It lobbies and negotiates contracts for better pay and working conditions; it also advocates for members in the event of a lawsuit. It was established in 1937 and is based in New York and Los Angeles. It is affiliated with the AFL-CIO.
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Roberta Reardon, president of the he American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, whose members include broadcast journalists, said the practice undermines democracy itself.
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