Jan. 25, 2019 – An upsurge in union organizing among journalists and other news industry employees will be the focus of a panel discussion and a question-and-answer session at The NewsGuild-CWA Sector Conference on Saturday, Jan. 26. Video of the session will be aired at about 4 p.m. on Facebook. Continue reading “Activists to share lessons of union upsurge at NewsGuild conference Jan. 26”
By Martha Waggoner, TNG international chair
Jan. 10, 2019 – The NewsGuild-CWA has been assured that racist incidents such as the one that occurred at a DoubleTree Hotel in Oregon will not occur during the Guild’s sector conference in Florida.
The Guild’s Executive Committee wrote the manager of the DoubleTree in Orlando and to the president of Hilton Hotels, which owns DoubleTree, after an African-American guest at the hotel in Portland, OR, was ordered to leave. Continue reading “NewsGuild seeks, receives assurance from DoubleTree Hotel that racist incident won’t be repeated”
The date of the Midwest District Council meeting listed in the Spring 2018 issue of the Guild Reporter was incorrect. A correct list of scheduled meetings is below. Continue reading “NewsGuild Day Book”
March 2-5, 2018
New Local Officers Seminar
692 Maritime Boulevard
Linthicum Heights MD 21090
September 2017 – Members of The NewsGuild-CWA are continuing to stand up for reporters and press freedom through the Right to Report project, even as President Trump amps up his attacks on both.
The president’s war on the media gained steam throughout the summer, beginning with his decision to retweet a 28-second video that depicted him beating up CNN and ending with him questioning journalists’ patriotism at a 2020 campaign rally in Phoenix.
“Trump’s attacks on journalists are straight out of the authoritarian playbook,” said NewsGuild-CWA President Bernie Lunzer. “His goal is to delegitimize the press; distort the truth; deny the American people access to information, and distract from news he doesn’t like. Continue reading “Guild Members Stand Up for ‘Right to Report’”
September 2017 – The Guild will assist in planning and executing Multi-District Council meetings. Participating locals will be responsible for all other District Council meetings.The NewsGuild-CWA Executive Council has approved a four-year cycle of national meetings, which were scheduled to coordinate with CWA conventions and the election of national union officers, and to provide Guild activists with related information. Continue reading “NewsGuild Day Book”
In May, The NewsGuild-CWA Executive Council approved a four-year cycle of national meetings. The schedule is intended to allow locals to budget and plan for district council meetings that are tied to Guild Sector Conferences and CWA Conventions. Continue reading “NewsGuild Day Book”