Written on Nov, 03, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

After years of effort, the movie Stand!, a musical that tells the story of the Winnipeg General Strike, opens in theatres on Nov. 29. Please share the attached message with your members and do all you can to help promote the movie on social media. I would also encourage Locals to buy tickets and provide them to members free of …

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please follow this link to view the NewsGuild-CWA Presidential Candidates’ Debate View on VIMEO

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Written on Oct, 24, 2019 by in , | Leave a comment

        The two contenders for presidency of The NewsGuild-CWA will square off Saturday in a live online debate, in which CWA Canada members can participate. Members can submit questions both before and during the debate, which begins at 6:30 p.m. EDT on Oct. 26. It will be moderated by Larry Cohen, a former president of the Communications …

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Written on Aug, 13, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

2019.08.13   An independent committee has ordered an unprecedented re-run of the election for president of The NewsGuild (TNG), in which all CWA Canada members were eligible to vote. TNG-CWA’s Sector Election and Referendum Committee (SERC), following an exhaustive investigation, determined that the Canadian Media Guild (CMG), contrary to its constitutional obligations, had “provided deeply flawed and unreliable membership information” …

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Written on Aug, 12, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

Facing Gannett, GateHouse Merger, NewsGuild Renews Commitment to Save Local News  

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Written on Aug, 12, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

Source: business.financialpost.com Its debt has had some positive effects, in that it has spurred digital transformation in the company: CEO read entire story

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Source: The NewsGuild NewsGuild Wins Prestigious President’s ‘Hat’ Award for Organizing at CWA Convention

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SERC DECISION REGARDING ELECTION CHALLENGES TO 2019 ELECTION FOR GUILD PRESIDENT August 12, 2019 Introduction On May 16, 2019, the TNG-CWA Sector Election and Referendum Committee [SERC] certified the results of the 2019 referendum election and declared Bernie Lunzer duly elected as President of The NewsGuild-CWA. The certified election results showed 1,282 votes for Lunzer and 1,021 for Jon Schleuss. …

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Written on May, 13, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

This is a national election year for CWA Canada and the nomination period is now open for two senior leadership positions. All members are eligible to run for office or nominate someone as a candidate for President and/or Vice-President, the posts currently held by Martin O’Hanlon and Lois Kirkup, respectively. The deadline for submitting nominations is noon ET on Thursday, …

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Written on May, 06, 2019 by in , | Leave a comment

Source: newsguild.org May 2, 2019 – On May 3, World Press Freedom Day, The NewsGuild-CWA will warn of the danger to local news coverage in communities across the United States and urge Gannett shareholders to reject a looming hostile takeover bid by Alden Global Capital, a New York hedge fund. Alden, reviled as a “destroyer of newspapers,” owns Digital First …

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