Oct. 26, 2020 – What is a news organization without a physical room to meet in and how are cuts to local papers hurting communities?
That was the question asked by Brian Stelter, host of CNN’s Reliable Sources weekly program, on Oct. 25. Continue reading “Empty newsrooms: A symbol of what is being lost”
Editor’s note: This article first appeared on SaveTheNews.org on Oct. 20.
Oct. 21, 2020 – When the The Casper Star-Tribune this summer announced it would only print five editions per week — leaving Wyoming with not a single local newspaper that prints every day — it was “a symbolic punch” to the gut for the paper’s newsroom staff, former reporter Seth Klamann recalled. Continue reading “Wyoming: Without a Daily Paper Since 2020”
Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article was posted on SaveTheNews.org on Oct. 1, 2020.
Oct. 2, 2020 – A panel of news industry “big thinkers” offered an array of hopeful solutions to the crisis facing local journalism and issued a stirring call to action at a NewsGuild Town Hall on Sept. 30. Continue reading “Despite extinction-level threat to journalism, ‘Paths Forward’ Town Hall offers hopeful solutions”
Sept. 24, 2020 – The business model that sustained American journalism for roughly 240 years is collapsing and The NewsGuild must be part of the solution. So join us for a panel discussion with some of the leading thinkers on the state of the news industry in America and how to build a sustainable future for our work.
Guild members: Register here by 5 p.m. to join NewsGuild-CWA President Jon Schleuss at 7 p.m. ET Weds., Sept. 30, for “Save the News: Paths Forward.” Guild members who register through Zoom will be able to ask questions via chat. The panel also will be streamed on Facebook. Continue reading “Town Hall Sept. 30 – Saving The News: Paths Forward”
May 18, 2020 – The NewsGuild-CWA launched a new advocacy campaign, Save The News, on Monday, to make the case that local newsrooms must be included in future federal recovery efforts to support essential industries. Check out a dedicated website here and volunteer to get involved. Continue reading “The NewsGuild Launches ‘Save The News’ Advocacy Campaign”