Category : NewsGuild

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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