Across the country, News Guild employees at 13 newspapers told management today that #newsmatters — to readers, reporters, workers and communities! Our hedge fund owners need to hear that news matters because:
- A community watchdog is needed
- Journalists hold the powerful accountable
- Democracy depends on journalism
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San Jose Mercury staff
Staff in St. Paul show news matters
San Jose Mercury News showing that #newsmatters!
Linda Brady, Unit Chair at the Norristown Times Herald
Trentonian sports, advertising and classified guild members
Kingston’s classifieds Kim Mathous and Carol Stahl in the background
Denver, from left to right – Dave Kunz, Jeff Humphrey, Eriks Rumberge, Joe Kandalec (machinists) Martyn Botten (dispatch clerk) Chris Wint (electrician) Jeff Pendleton (machinist)
Dave Fogen and June Faulkner in circulation, Kingston
Stephanie Ford in Trenton
Monterey Herald — Rick Gebin, advertising
Monterey Herald — David Royal, photographer, James Herrera, Carly Mayberry, Tommy Wright and Clark Coleman, newsroom.
Ariel Zangla, reporter; Bill VanVoorhis, buildings and grounds
DENVER, CO. – MARCH 23: Guild members at The Denver Post wear News Matters shirts in support of winning wage increases during contract negotiations with Digital First Media. (Photo By Patrick Traylor/The Denver Post)
In the East Bay Area, reporter George Kelly shows us both sides of his #newsmatters t-shirt.
Why news matters in Kingston
Denver publication producers- Bonnie Yunker, Connie Utley, Paulette Shrefler, Shannon Wills
News matters at the Pottstown Mercury
Kingston: Kim Roeber Brian Hubert Tania Barricklo and Mike Stribl
Classified Advertising Supervisor Carol Stahl shows how to proclaim #newsmatters and still be “business casual”
Kingston ad staff Michelle Russo-Mas, Tim Considine, Kim Provenzano, Barbara Cobb and Classified Advertising Supervisor Carol Stahl
Ariel Zangla of the Kingston newsroom
70-plus DFM Workers in Saint Paul sported the #newsmatters message
WHY news matters