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Disappearing copy desks, and why it matters

John McIntyre talks about the harm done to all of us by the trend of disappearing copy desks: “What you can expect from the copy-editor-free newsroom is a first-draft text from a writer to which someone bearing the title of … Continue reading

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Board recommends hiring Sclater as AO

Members of the local executive board voted on May 17 to recommend the hiring of current local president Darryl Sclater as the next administrative officer. Sclater would be hired under the current terms of the AO’s contract. Any Guild member … Continue reading

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A change at the Guild office

Administrative officer Yoko Kuramoto-Eidsmoe has accepted a job as a staff rep at PTE Local 17. Her last day as administrative officer of the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Guild will be on May 25. Local president Darryl Sclater will start a … Continue reading

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Pulitzer congratulations

Congratulations to Seattle Times members Michael Berens and Ken Armstrong, who won a 2012 Pulitzer Prize for their series, “Methadone and the Politics of Pain.” Congratulations also to former Times member Eli Sanders, who won a Pulitzer for his story, … Continue reading

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Scholarships (Pierce County residents)

Do you have a son or daughter or do you know a union member with a son or daughter who will be continuing their education after high school in 2012? If so, they are invited to apply for the Jerry … Continue reading

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