03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

"Writers On Strike" Named 2007 Media Person Of The Year

Hollywood's striking movie and television writers received the most votes by far in an online poll by I Want Media to name the 2007 Media Person of the Year.

In a landslide victory, "Writers on Strike" attracted a whopping 56 percent of the total vote in the sixth annual contest. The writers beat out media figures like mogul Rupert Murdoch -- the first runner-up, with a mere 13 percent of the vote, and a favorite of several industry commentators. (One suspects that some of the striking writers, with lots of spare time on their hands, may have done some voting for themselves.)

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