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Maryland Journalists Move to Unionize

HeadlineNov 16, 2018
H16 unionizing papers

In Maryland, journalists from The Baltimore Sun, the Capital Gazette and the Carroll County Times have moved to unionize. The papers are all owned by Tribune Publishing. Staffers cite job cuts, low pay and lack of resources as reasons for their organizing drive, calling out poor decision-making from “distant corporations.” Organizers are asking for voluntary recognition of their guild from Tribune Publishing. The Capital Gazette in Annapolis was the site of a deadly shooting earlier this year, when a gunman shot and killed five journalists.

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