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04/15/2019

Editorial staff of Quartz, the news outlet formerly owned by Atlantic Media, announced this morning that an overwhelming majority of eligible staff have signed on to join the NewsGuild of New York, CWA Local 31003. Founded in 2012, Quartz covers the new global economy, including tech, geopolitics, work, and culture. The publication was purchased by Japanese media company Uzabase in July 2018 and is valued at between $75 million and $110 million.

04/15/2019

From Fast Company | As the media industry continues to search for viable business models, those feeling a sense of whiplash from the economic headwinds continue to seek out better labor protections through unionization. Today, digital business publication Quartz announced that its U.S. editorial staff is unionizing with the NewsGuild.

04/09/2019

In a nomination meeting for The Daily Beast— held at The Daily Beast on April 5, 2019 — Guild members who have signed a membership card and are in good standing were nominated to fill the following vacant positions: First Vice Chair; Secretary; and Vice Chairs. 

04/02/2019

Nearly 90% of editorial employees at Wirecutter, a product review and recommendation site, announced today that they have unionized with the NewsGuild of New York. The staff presented their request for voluntary recognition of their union Tuesday morning to Editor-in-Chief Ben Frumin and President and General Manager David Perpich.

04/02/2019

We are certain that unionizing is the best choice for Wirecutter’s editorial staff. We join our colleagues at The New York Times (our parent company), New York Magazine, The Daily Beast, Thomson Reuters, and many other outstanding journalistic enterprises in joining the NewsGuild of New York. And we join the tradition of labor movements worldwide in uniting to protect our work’s integrity, our families’ security, and the trust of the readers we serve.

04/01/2019

In a nomination meeting for Consumer Reports— held at Consumer Reports on March 12, 2019 — Guild members who have signed a membership card and are in good standing were nominated to fill three (3) vacant Unit Council positions.

03/29/2019

From Variety | Editorial staffers at two Condé Nast titles — music publication Pitchfork and tech/science site Ars Technica — have unionized with the NewsGuild of New York.

03/29/2019

Staffers at two Condé Nast publications announced today that they have unionized with the NewsGuild of New York. Ars Technica, a publication that covers technology and science, and Pitchfork, a publication for music criticism and news, are the latest newsrooms to join the wave of unionization in the media industry.

03/29/2019

From The Daily Beast | Employees told managers Friday they intend to join the NewsGuild, joining a wave of journalists organizing across the industry.

03/29/2019

"Over the past 22 years, Pitchfork has established itself as the standard-bearer of music journalism for a passionate and dedicated readership. It has played an indispensable role in leading critical conversations and championing the artists who shape the future of music. We, the editorial team of Pitchfork, are proud of the authoritative voice we’ve established. But in order to produce quality work, we believe that Condé Nast must strive to create a sustainable and inclusive environment for our staff."