Category : NewsGuild

Written on Feb, 28, 2019 by in , , | Leave a comment

An activist with a new Local has emerged as challenger for leadership of The NewsGuild (TNG) that will be decided in a spring election in which all members of CWA Canada are eligible to vote. Jon Schleuss, 31, is running against President Bernie Lunzer, 61, who has held the position since 2008. TNG, a sector of the Communications Workers of …

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Written on Jan, 26, 2019 by in , | Leave a comment

CWA Canada President Martin O’Hanlon tells the NewsGuild-CWA Sector Conference that 2019 will be a two-front war for quality journalism and press freedom.  An upsurge in union organizing among journalists and other news industry employees will be the focus of a panel discussion and a question-and-answer session at The NewsGuild-CWA Sector Conference on Saturday, Jan. 26. Video of the session …

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Written on Jan, 25, 2019 by in , | Leave a comment

An upsurge in union organizing among journalists and other news industry employees will be the focus of a panel discussion and a question-and-answer session at The NewsGuild-CWA Sector Conference on Saturday, Jan. 26. Video of the session will be aired at about 4 p.m. on Facebook.

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Written on Sep, 07, 2017 by in , , | Leave a comment

  Source: newsguild.org/mediaguild Sept. 6, 2017 – Charges have been dropped against radio reporter Dan Heyman, who was arrested May 9 after he persisted in asking questions of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in a hallway at the West Virginia capitol. “The State has determined, after a careful review of the facts, that Mr. Heyman’s conduct, while it may …

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Written on Jan, 24, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Source: cwa-union.org TNG-CWA President Bernie Lunzer was re-elected to a third term last week, but he won’t be known as president of The Newspaper Guild-CWA. He’s now the president of The NewsGuild-CWA, a name that conference delegates agreed was better suited for the changing news industry and the diversity of Guild units. The new name isn’t exactly a 21st-century innovation. Lunzer …

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Written on Jan, 24, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

anelle Hartman January 22, 2015 NewsGuild-CWA   An award named for CWA President Larry Cohen in honor of his tireless movement-building efforts will be presented to a Guild member or local staffer every other year at TNG-CWA conferences. The Guild, meeting in Orlando last week, surprised Cohen with the news at the end of a fiery speech that brought delegates …

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Written on Jan, 05, 2015 by in , , | Leave a comment

Bernie Lunzer, President December 23, 2014 NewsGuild-CWA In 1995, when only 14 percent of Americans had internet access, I purchased the web domain name “NewsGuild.org.” I was convinced that local Guild leaders would vote to drop “paper” from our name at our next meeting. I was wrong. Delegates had strong and passionate feelings about “newspapers,” almost as if bracing against …

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