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Meredith Corporation announced today that it will sell Fortune to Fortune Media Group Holdings Limited, owned by Chatchaval Jiaravanon, for $150 million.


President Donald Trump chose to pick a fight with the media again yesterday, further exposing a dangerous mindset toward the press and the necessary role of journalism in our society.



Last week members at Law360 overwhelmingly approved a strike authorization—141 to 11 to be exact. Members didn’t make this decision lightly, and the vote signified a renewed determination to achieve a fair contract after nearly two years at the bargaining table.


Carson Brown, Guild member and The New Republic’s assistant managing editor, told us she is “wholly uninteresting.” We completely disagree. The recent Northwestern University journalism grad not only has a start to an impressive career, but she’s fluent in sign language and knows how to make a mean manchupe. For those who might not know what that is, it’s a “versatile stew” and the national dish of Cape Verde, where Carson’s mom is from. We wanted to know more about Carson! Get to know her.


From Bloomberg | Law360, a legal news arm of LexisNexis, is threatened with a strike as labor organizers flex some new muscles.


The NewsGuild of New York has been at the negotiation table with Law360 management for almost two years, and there’s still no contract


We, the Unit Council of Law360 represented by the NewsGuild of New York, are announcing that our members voted overwhelmingly Tuesday in favor of authorizing a strike, if necessary, to accomplish a strong first contract. Our company is a well-respected legal news service owned by LexisNexis, and management needs to know that after two years, enough is enough.


On October 4, 2018, with the support an eight-person strong bargaining committee, the membership at Consumer Reports ratified an eighteen-month contract extension, which extends the current collective bargaining agreement (CBA) through December 31, 2019.


On September 21, 2018, members of The NewsGuild of New York working at S&P Global ratified a new five-year agreement. This contract, effectively immediately and retroactive to April 1, 2018, ensures an 12.3 percent guaranteed wage increase as well as additional  job security language that affords career opportunities for workers. 


On September 20, 2018, members of the Guild LGBTQI+ Caucus presented series of recommendations to the local’s Executive Committee. We’re proud to report that the Caucus’ resolution and recommendations were met with enthusiasm and unanimous support from the Committee.