Category Archives: Advocacy

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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Freelance chair wins SPJ award

by Sara Steffens Staff Rep, CWA District 9/ The Newspaper Guild Newspaper Guild member Rebecca Rosen Lum has won this year’s Unsung Hero Award by the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists, in recognition of “her work promoting journalistic career … Continue Reading

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