Members of the NewsGuild-CWA marked World Press Freedom Day on May 3 by launching a campaign to protect the Right to Report. The union is asking all those who treasure freedom of the press to sign a petition and join the fight to protect this cherished right. Press Freedom Day has special significance for Americans […]
NewsGuild units representing 1,500 news workers across the country marked May 3, World Press Freedom Day, with coordinated actions between Digital First Media and Gatehouse Media union members. The actions, which included rallies and displaying desk tent signs and banners, aimed to raise awareness of the growing threat that “vulture” hedge funds pose for the […]
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CWA’s Right to Report Campaign commits itself to a one-year project promoting truth and transparency. The primary goals are to advocate for journalism, and to identify those who would twist or stop freedom of speech. The goals are not overtly political – quite the contrary. The goal is to affirm freedom of the press as […]
By Lena Williams, Guild-CWA :: Journalism and open government groups, including The Newspaper Guild-CWA, are accusing the administration of failing to uphold President Obama’s stated commitment to “an unprecedented level of openness in government and transparency.” In a July letter to Obama, the organizations reminded him of his inaugural pledge “to bring a new era […]