Taking Our Fight to the Statehouse(s)

A bill sitting on the Maryland governor’s desk would dramatically impact journalism jobs and local news coverage across the state during a critical election year. If signed into law by Gov. Wes Moore, Maryland House 1258 would remove estate notices from news organizations and put them in centralized websites. These notices provide essential advertising revenue for the few Maryland newspapers in the state.

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NewsGuild-CWA Calls on NJ Gov. To Protect Free Speech and Access to Public Records

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 16, 2024

Contact: Rebekah Entralgo, rentralgo@cwa-union.org (202) 304-2241

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday May 13, the New Jersey Legislature advanced S2930/A4045, a bill that would overhaul the Open Public Records Act and greatly harm access to public records for journalists and communities across the state.

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Newsletter: Stand with student journalists on World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day couldn’t come at a more poignant time. This week, amid growing unrest on college campuses over the Israel-Gaza war, courageous student journalists across the continent worked tirelessly under precarious conditions to deliver accurate reporting to their communities and the entire nation at large.

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NewsGuild-CWA Statement on Gannett Q1 Results

Media Contact: Asya Pikovsky, asya.pikovsky@gmail.com, 207-522-2442

NEW YORK – In response to the release of Gannett’s Quarter 1 earnings calls today, The NewsGuild-CWA released the following statement from President Jon Schleuss. The NewsGuild-CWA represents more than 50 Gannett bargaining units across the country, collectively covering more than 1,000 employees.

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NewsGuild-CWA Stands With Student Journalists, Calls on Universities and Law Enforcement to Respect Press Freedom

Contact: Rebekah Entralgo, rentralgo@cwa-union.org (202) 304-2241

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amid growing unrest on college campuses over the Israel-Gaza war, The NewsGuild-CWA, the largest union representing America’s journalists, stands in solidarity with the courageous student journalists working under precarious conditions to deliver accurate, reliable news to not only their communities, but the nation at large.

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