Reporters go union at Portland Mercury

Index Media owns the Mercury, the Stranger, Bold Type Tickets, and EverOut. Its publications cover news, arts, and culture.

Newsroom staff at Bend Bulletin and Redmond Spokesman form union

The two publications are owned by EO Media Group, a private family-owned company that runs 15 newspapers and two magazines in Oregon.

Reporters ratify contract at Longview Daily News

Their second contract provides a starting wage of $19. That’s a $2 increase from the previously negotiated salary floor.

Daily News no longer longer printed daily

Longview's daily newspaper, like most of the 77 owned by Lee Enterprises, is reducing print publication schedule to three days a week.

Longview newspaper ratifies first union contract

Hammered out in 10 months, the union's first contract with newspaper owner Lee Enterprises will be up in a year.

The Daily News offers 13¢ raise

The Longview newsroom joined the NewsGuild last May. But bargaining with Lee Enterprises—which owns 77 newspapers—isn't going well.

NewsGuild walks away from The Columbian

The union that Vancouver’s daily newspaper journalists cheerfully announced in 2019 is no more.

Vancouver’s daily newspaper moves to get rid of its union

After 21 months of supposed negotiations, The Columbian is asking the National Labor Relations Board to hold a new union election. 

Longview news reporters go union

Newsroom staff at The Daily News in Longview, Washington voted 6-0 to unionize with the NewsGuild in mail ballots counted May 14.

Union logos get a little love

A new Twitter account dedicated to sharing union logos has quickly developed a fan base in the union Twitter world.

Wave of unionization sweeps through Washington newspapers

Five Washington newspapers have unionized recently, the latest in a nationwide surge among print and online journalists under way since 2015.

Journalists at The Columbian newspaper in Vancouver vote overwhelmingly to unionize

The union vote comes as part of an extraordinary wave of unionization in print and online media.

Union vote scheduled at The Columbian newspaper

Management at the family-owned paper isn’t mounting the kind of scorched-earth anti-union campaign that some employers use, but is making it clear they hope employees will vote no.

Journalists unionize at Vancouver newspaper The Columbian

They love the work they do, and want a union so they can make The Columbian a place they can continue to work.

‘Seizing the memes of production’

A tidal wave of union organizing is sweeping online and print media.

Unionization is sweeping the media

A wave of worker organizing is taking place in print and online media in search of greater job security.