Though the NewsGuild of New York is disappointed to learn of the potential sale of Time Inc. to the Meredith Corporation because of its questionable union history, we are alarmed that this possible deal is backed by conservative, anti-worker billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch.


NewGuild of New York's President Grant Glickson's statement on Joe Ricketts abrupt decision to close Gothamist and DNAInfo. 


These comments stemmed from Trump’s anger-fueled rant, when he said, “It’s time to expose the media … for their role in fomenting divisions in the country.” And, “[The media] are trying to take away our history and heritage … we’re smart people and these are truly dishonest people.”

What’s frightening to me isn’t just our president’s shocking, naive disregard for the First Amendment. What’s scary—truly horrifying—is that his attitude, his ideals, are sticking with about one-third of the population, according to polls. 


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. 


"Standing up for freedom means that journalists, no matter what government officials might do, must get the news, report it, and deliver it to the public," said Grant Glickson, NewsGuild President. 


Yesterday, Time Inc. announced that it is eliminating 4 percent of its workforce.


The NewsGuild of New York stands with the members of the Ottawa Newspaper Guild as they continue to fight for a contract.