Category Archives: Advocacy

Big change is coming at Digital First Media

Digital First Media, owner of the San Jose Mercury News and 75 other dailies, is seeking buyers for part or all of its business. This news comes five days after The Newspaper Guild-CWA initiated its own search for new investors … Continue Reading

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The Guild posts ad to “Fire the Owners”

Wanted: Local buyers for hedge fund-owned papers Employees at the Bay Area News Group are rebelling against their current ownership, calling for the sale of newspapers including the San Jose Mercury News and Oakland Tribune to more community-minded owners. Staff … Continue Reading

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Monterey seeks a fair shake

By Richard Knee Vice President, California Pacific Media Workers Guild   Smaller paychecks, a bigger share of health care costs, and fewer writers and editors in the newsroom. That’s been the story at the Monterey Herald for too long, but … Continue Reading

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