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CNG President Grace Catania receives Charles B. Dale Guild Service Award at TNG Sector Conference

At the 2019 Newsguild sector conference in Orlando, Chicago News Guild President Grace Catania received the Charles B. Dale Guild Service Award in honor of her tireless work in her union. CNG members are grateful to Grace for the continued leadership, advocacy, and passion she brings to our union as president of our local. Gratulacje, Grace! Continue reading

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Protecting whistleblowers

Careful steps must be taken to protect the identities of whistleblowers whose information could lead to serious consequences. Chicago journalist Brandon Smith led a workshop addressing how journalists can provide security for their sources sponsored by Working Journalists. “They (whistleblowers) … Continue reading

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Working Journalists

Working Journalists helps Chicago-area freelance journalists get jobs, get paid for those jobs and bolster their skills so they can do their jobs better. We are a union because its structure gives us the means to serve freelancers with such … Continue reading

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Name change

Following the footsteps of our national union, the executive board voted to change our name to Chicago News Guild. The national changed its name to The News Guild, dropping “paper” from the name at the national multi-sector conference in January. … Continue reading

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McKinney situation update

Nearly 500 people have signed a Chicago Newspaper Guild online petition asking whether political influence was the reason the Chicago Sun-Times took reporter Dave McKinney off his beat covering state politics at a critical moment during the last election, a … Continue reading

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