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by Guest Post | on Jan 23, 2020

NewsGuild Dennounces Rules to Stifle Journalists During Impeachment

The NewsGuild-CWA has joined the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and 57 other media organizations in denouncing restrictions on the press during the Senate impeachment trial of...

by Guest Post | on Jan 09, 2020

Sports Illustrated Newsroom Organizes

Employees of Sports Illustrated announced Monday that an overwhelming majority of the 80-person newsroom staff has signed cards indicating support for joining The NewsGuild-CWA’s New York local...

by Press and Media | on Feb 13, 2019

Buzzfeed Journalists Vote to Join NewsGuild

Following layoffs at Buzzfeed, their employees have decided to take back their workplace by voting to join the Newsguild. Find out more about the organizing campaign from Bloomberg.

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 07, 2018

Check out this Cool Organizing Video

UCOMM Blog has covered other organzing campaigns by Tronc employees, including at the Chicago Tribune, and the LA Times.  The company's track record of firing employees, like they recently...

by Guest Post | on Aug 16, 2018

NewsGuild: We're Not the Enemy

I have said time and again that union organizers and true journalists have much in common. As union organizers seek justice and equality, real journalists seek equality and justice in the truth....

by Brian Young | on Oct 19, 2017

The Death of Newspapers

16 mansions on Palm Beach in Florida, all owned by shell corporations and paid for with pink slips from some of the most important local newspapers in the country. This is the reality for one hedge...

by Press and Media | on Sep 07, 2016

Law360 organizes with CWA

A 92 percent majority of the editorial staff of legal news website Law360 voted for Guild representation in a government-run election on Wednesday, despite an intense three-week management anti-union...

by Alexis Barrau | on Jun 20, 2016

Exposing Alden Global Capital

A few years ago a secretive Wall Street hedge fund called Alden Global Capital bought Digital First Media (DFM), a management company specializing in newspapers in the United States. Since the hedge...

by Press and Media | on May 18, 2016

Media Giants send American jobs to India

This article first appeared in Computer World.Tribune Publishing Co., a major newspaper chain, is laying off as many as 200 IT employees as it shifts work overseas.The firm, which owns the Los...

by Guest Post | on May 06, 2016

Today is #NewsMatters Day

Please join the Newspaper Guild of the Communications Workers of America on Friday, May 6th by participating in #NewsMatters Day - The NewsGuild’s national day of action supporting...