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Resolution of Support

Whereas, the public health crisis posed by COVID-19 has had unprecedented effects on the global economy, which have struck hard at the revenues that support the operations of newspapers and other news organizations in Chicago and across the world. Whereas, … Continue reading

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Chicago News Guild resolutions

WHEREAS, the World Health Organization has declared the novel Coronavirus a pandemic and public health emergency; and WHEREAS, both the U.S. and Illinois governments have declared states of emergency and Governor Pritzker has issued a “Shelter in Place” order; and … Continue reading

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Important Reminder

The Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund, administered by the Cleveland Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Application deadline is 5 p.m. EDT, April 15, 2020.  Awards will be announced by June 15, 2020.The fund was established … Continue reading

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News Guild turns up the pressure on stingy owners of the Chicago Reader

Unionized editorial workers at the Chicago Reader are intensifying their campaign to convince management that higher wages and strategic investments will keep the publication viable. The campaign, using the slogan “Save the Reader,” is expanding to include advertising and a … Continue reading

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