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Artpod: Labor disputes and social media

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Jennifer Guerra
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Michigan Radio
What role did facebook play during the DSO strike?

Earlier this week, the DSO striking musicians say they’re willing to come back to work without a contract if management agrees to binding arbitration.

Greg Bowens is a spokesman for the musicians:

"It was a very difficult, gut-wrenching decision. Something we would have thought was un-thinkable a week ago today. They are trying to extend the hand of friendship in an effort to end the strike under the conditions management had previously imposed."

On today's Artpod, we'll look at what kind of role social media played during the five month labor dispute between the two sides.

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/michigan/local-michigan-955472.mp3

 

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