Comedy educators at The Second City in the U.S. and Canada announced Tuesday that they are unionizing, with the Canadian contingent joining CWA Canada, which is part of The NewsGuild-CWA.Continue reading “Second City Comedy Educators Are Unionizing”
Editorial employees at three Gannett publications are standing together to fight for local news and address long-standing newsroom issues.
Journalists at three Gannett-owned New Jersey publications — the Bergen Record, the Daily Record and the NJ Herald — announced that they are unionizing with the NewsGuild of New York local on Wednesday. With nearly 90% of eligible staffers signed on, the Record Guild has requested voluntary recognition from management.Continue reading “New Jersey Media Unites and Unionizes”
Employees at the progressive news site Daily Kos announced the creation of the Daily Kos Guild on Monday, saying the organization’s management had agreed to voluntarily recognize their union. They will join the Pacific Media Workers Guild local of The NewsGuild-CWA.Continue reading “Daily Kos workers unionize with NewsGuild-CWA”
Democracy depends on journalism.
I am calling on every one of our members to affirm that when we act together we have power.
In 2021, our members will fight to protect their jobs and democracy. That is why I am introducing my new vision as NewsGuild president: NewsGuild Strong.Continue reading “NewsGuild Strong and how we get there”
Employees seek to safeguard the News’ future by advocating for job security, equity, and a more inclusive and diverse newsroom.
New York City’s hometown paper is forming a union. The editorial staffers of the New York Daily News announced Friday that they are organizing with NewsGuild of New York. More than 80% of eligible staff are standing together to request voluntary recognition from Tribune Publishing, the News’ parent company.Continue reading “The New York Daily News is unionizing”
Request comes as Alden is poised to acquire Tribune Publishing.
As New York vulture fund Alden Global Capital takes steps to take majority control of Tribune Publishing, The NewsGuild-CWA has requested a federal inquiry into Alden’s secretive offshore ownership structure.Continue reading “NewsGuild asks Treasury Secretary Yellen to investigate Alden’s secretive offshore ownership of news chains”
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The NewsGuild-CWA today called on Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to conduct a review of the proposed acquisition of Tribune Publishing by Alden Global Capital, a hedge fund that is notorious in the news industry as a bad actor.Continue reading “NewsGuild calls on Treasury Secretary Yellen to review Alden’s proposed acquisition of Tribune”
Idaho NewsGuild members stood up for their fired boss last week, protesting McClatchy’s decision to abruptly fire editor Christina Lords.
Lords was terminated after tweeting how difficult it was for employees to get access to basic tools, including Microsoft Excel for an investigative journalist. She also urged readers to support the paper and subscribe. She later deleted the tweet.Continue reading “Newsletter: Standing up, walking out and fighting back”
Union members at 10 publications owned by Lee Enterprises urged the company to take advantage of the latest COVID relief package to provide much-needed stability to their newsrooms last week.Continue reading “Lee unions tell management: take advantage of COVID relief”
Idaho NewsGuild members stood up for their fired boss last week, publicly protesting McClatchy management’s decision to abruptly fire editor Christina Lords and organizing community support for the beloved newsroom leader.Continue reading “Idaho Guild members stand up for their fired boss”