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
News matters at the Pottstown Mercury
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)
Kingston: Kim Roeber Brian Hubert Tania Barricklo and Mike Stribl
Monterey Herald — Rick Gebin, advertising
In the East Bay Area, reporter George Kelly shows us both sides of his #newsmatters t-shirt.
WHY news matters
Why news matters in Kingston
Ariel Zangla, reporter; Bill VanVoorhis, buildings and grounds
Kingston’s classifieds Kim Mathous and Carol Stahl in the background
70-plus DFM Workers in Saint Paul sported the #newsmatters message
Trentonian sports, advertising and classified guild members
Classified Advertising Supervisor Carol Stahl shows how to proclaim #newsmatters and still be “business casual”
Linda Brady, Unit Chair at the Norristown Times Herald
Kingston ad staff Michelle Russo-Mas, Tim Considine, Kim Provenzano, Barbara Cobb and Classified Advertising Supervisor Carol Stahl
Denver publication producers- Bonnie Yunker, Connie Utley, Paulette Shrefler, Shannon Wills
Dave Fogen and June Faulkner in circulation, Kingston
Staff in St. Paul show news matters
Denver, from left to right – Dave Kunz, Jeff Humphrey, Eriks Rumberge, Joe Kandalec (machinists) Martyn Botten (dispatch clerk) Chris Wint (electrician) Jeff Pendleton (machinist)
Monterey Herald — David Royal, photographer, James Herrera, Carly Mayberry, Tommy Wright and Clark Coleman, newsroom.
Stephanie Ford in Trenton
Ariel Zangla of the Kingston newsroom
San Jose Mercury News showing that #newsmatters!