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01/12/2018

From Huffington Post | Journalists across America will launch a campaign Friday in support of two Reuters journalists arrested and charged in Myanmar for reporting on “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims by the country’s military.

01/11/2018

Yesterday, Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, located in Myanmar, were charged for allegedly violating an anti-free press and outdated law. They have been unjustly detained since December 12, 2017.

01/11/2018

A statement from the NewsGuild of New York on the Myanmar journalists detained for an outdated and unjust law. We loudly echo the journalists who are vocal in supporting Wa Lone and Kyaw She Oo: Journalism is not a crime.

01/02/2018

For Sami Diaz, "With the Guild, you have such a strong community you can turn to, both in your workplace and in the larger network of like-minded people."  

 

12/22/2017

The agreement includes significant pay increases for editorial staff, a more robust time off package and stronger statement of equal opportunity employment. 

12/15/2017

From The Daily News | After a tough, three-year battle, NewsGuild of New York journalists at Thomson Reuters ratified a new contract Thursday evening. The deal will remain in effect through December 2020, and it covers roughly 400 reporters, producers and other staffers, the Guild said.

12/15/2017

After three years without a contract, NewsGuild members garnered wage increases, an increased parental leave package and improved compensation for intrusive work schedules. 

12/15/2017

You don’t need me to throw statistics at you about how influential social media is for news organizations and individual journalists. But I will anyway. A Cision study from this year found that “90 percent of respondents use social media for work at least once a week and 48 percent could not successfully complete their work without social media.”

12/07/2017

On Dec. 6, 2017, members of the New York Times unit of the NewsGuild of New York, the union that represents close to 3,000 media professionals working in the New York City metro area, voted to approve a new contract with the New York Times.The previous contract had expired in March 2016.