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Chicago Journalists of the Year

Almost exactly four months after getting fired, several of the fired Sun-Times Media photographers (STM29) returned to the same building where they fired to receive accolades as Chicago Journalists of the Year by Chicago Journalists Association (CJA). “This room is … Continue reading

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The Guild goes to a ball

On Saturday, Sept. 7, several Chicago Newspaper Guild members, photographers and supporters leafleted an upscale charity gala. Wrapports’ venture Splash was listed as an event sponsor, so Guild members distributed free literature about Sun-Times’ parent company’s chairman Michael Ferro.

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Labor Day Weekend

A crew of about seven Guild members participated in Frankfort’s annual Labor Day parade on Sunday, Sept. 1. Guild members distributed candy and flyers to hundreds of people lining the streets.

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NLRB Punts Sun-Times Media’s Decision to Lay Off Photographers/unit chair to DC

Yesterday (Thursday, Aug. 29), Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board in Chicago sent the decision over whether to reinstate the laid off photographers and the Unit Chair of the Chicago Sun-Times to the Division of Advice in Washington … Continue reading

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Photo blame game

Less than 30 hours after naming Chicago Sun-Times’ editor-in-chief as the one who decided to fire all of the company’s photographers, the company’s owner backpedaled on ladling the blame to Jim Kirk, Chicago-Sun Times publisher and editor-in-chief. Sun-Times parent company … Continue reading

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