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Why Analyzing Labor Coverage Is Important

April 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

The Newspaper Guild/Communication Workers of America released Tuesday a summary report of their new “Labor & Unions in National TV Network News.” The CWA and Newspaper Guild funded the study directed by Federico Subervi of the School of Journalism & Mass Communication at Texas State University. The report is important. There is a big story […]

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Tags: Consumerism · Journalism · Journalism Ethics · Labor News · Media Economics · Newspapers · NPR · Occupy Wall Street · Politics · Television News · Working Class

Zuccotti Park – Safe and Completely Empty

January 12th, 2012 · No Comments

On December 27, 2011, it was a damp but impressively warm (high of 57 degrees, way above normal) in New York.  The streets in the financial district were packed with tourists at the World Trade Center site to see the new buildings rising, and shoppers filled the nearby Century 21 department store, picking over the […]

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Tags: International News · Labor News · Occupy Wall Street · Politics