Category Archives: Labor Community

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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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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