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Deadline Extended to Feb. 3 for Broun, Barr Awards

We're adding one week to the deadline to get Broun and Barr award entries in the mail. Because of delays in getting our new NewsGuild.org website up, we know some of you didn't get the information as quickly as we intended. Please make sure your entries are postmarked by next Friday, Feb. 3.

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Covering Occupy

The United States has changed radically since Sept. 11, 2001. It’s hard to live in Washington D.C. and not see it around you every day.

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Bacon: muckraker with a lense

At one time, every major American newspaper had a regular labor  beat, but the rise of corporate-owned media and the troubled state of American unions have made labor reporters all but extinct. Steven Greenhouse at The New York Times is a notable exception among the corporate press, but for the most part “there are no labor reporters,” said Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of The Nation.

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