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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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Bay News Rising flourishes in its 3rd year

A project of Pacific Media Workers Guild At a time when freelancers and temps comprise more than one-third of the workforce, the Pacific Media Workers Guild is reaching out to the next generation of journalists. Our goal:  Prepare them for … Continue Reading

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