Guild member Bill Hooper's grasp on Time Inc.'s history is more than personal. It's almost paternal.
Protest signs have a way of going straight to the heart of a matter, cutting extraneous words to convey information in a way that’s clear and concise, but never dull. They’re poster-board illustrations of what copy editors do on a grand scale every day, meticulous work that is as vital to journalism as reporting itself.
Leading a union of journalists is a unique challenge in the arena of labor advocacy, where nothing is as powerful as solidarity.
Following a letter sent yesterday from copy editors to Times management, reporters join the fight to save copy and photo editor positions and protect the New York Times' brand
With jobs on the line, Guild members express their frustration with the treatment, lack of transparency and overall betrayal of Times’ management.
Ken Belson has been on the N.F.L. beat for the New York Times since 2013, and he has covered six Super Bowls and three Olympics. But the untold stories off the field that affect athletes' lives are the ones Belson seeks out the most.
REUTERS - For most of us, integrity means that when we give our word on something, we intend to keep it. It’s a core value of the Reuters Trust Principles that Guild journalists at Reuters embrace. So why is management, despite committing to a collective bargaining agreement, repeatedly ignoring absolutely clear language limiting what it can do?
For NewsGuild Members: Rules for the nomination and election of 8 positions as delegates to the 2017 CWA convention and 12 positions as delegates to the 2017 TNG-CWA convention.
Guild President Grant Glickson asks, "Why would the New York Times want to join the sorry parade of other American newsrooms that have cut out the last, best line of defense against errors: The newsroom copy desk and the eagle-eyed editors who staff it?"
On June 6, 2017, during the Guild’s Membership Meeting, Francis “Frank” Reynolds, NewsGuild Unit Chair at The Nation Magazine, will be awarded the 2017 Thomas M. Keenan NewsGuild of New York Service Award.
Ana B. Nieto has been covering the Latino community in the United States for several years now, including the past three-plus years at El Diario.
The Guild is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for its annual service award, named in honor of the late Tom Keenan. Each year, the Keenan Award recognizes the outstanding contributions of a Guild member. Nominations, which can be made by any member, are open until Monday, May 15 at 6 p.m. EDT.
An agreement reached by The Newspaper Guild of New York and the New York Times Company in August 1997, marked the first digital news organization to be unionized in the country.
The nomination and election to fill four Executive Committee vacancies were adopted by the local election committee on April 22.
Reporter Luciana Lopez has been at Reuters since 2009, after a stint at the Oregonian in Portland. Get to know Lopez a bit better with our 10 questions.
Guild member Richard Perez-Pena has been a professional journalist for 32 years, but did you know he is also a five-time Jeopardy champion? We got to know Perez-Pena better with 10 Questions.
The NewsGuild seeks a Communications Director with journalism or public relations experience, as well as demonstrated experience within the labor movement.
The Roosevelt Institute, a think tank bringing together multiple generations of thinkers and leaders to help drive key economic and social debates, has agreed to voluntarily recognize staff members’ decision to unionize and the selection of the NewsGuild of New York to be their collective bargaining representative.
The barrage of lies and slander raining down on America’s journalists is having unintended consequences for the perpetrators: Subscriptions are soaring as news organizations pour resources into political and investigative reporting.
Since there is still no statutory federal anti-discrimination protection for LGBT workers, a union contract is often the best defense. Unions can play a significant role in protecting marginalized minorities at times when government is indifferent or hostile.
Did you know that as a member of the NewsGuild, you have free access to training tools provided by Lynda.com and KelbyOne.com? The CWA provides full access so you can keep your skills current, with continued training in computer programs like Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, Excel and many more.
PRESS RELEASE: The staff of the Roosevelt Institute, a think tank founded to honor and advance the vision of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, has moved to unionize. The Institute’s employees have submitted a petition for voluntary recognition to senior management, indicating their intent to unionize with the NewsGuild of New York, CWA Local 31003.
PRESIDENT’S CORNER – Grant Glickson, the Guild’s new president, looks at the formidable challenges facing unions and journalists today, but reminds people that both are survivors: “No matter how much opposition we’ve faced, we are still here. As unions, we are still organizing and educating and building networks of solidarity… And journalists are still overcoming whatever obstacles get in the way of investigating, reporting and publishing stories that hold government to account.”
In a letter to members, new New York Guild President Grant Glickson gives an overview of his plans and goals as he sets out to grow and strengthen the union. "Change brings new possibilities and opportunities," he writes. "As I have met with many of you in the past few weeks, I have been moved by your energy and enthusiasm. You embody the fighting spirit that is essential to becoming an even stronger union with a more powerful voice -- a voice that management can’t ignore."