High stakes union election is a big boost to labor organizing in digital media

High stakes union election is a big boost to labor organizing in digital media

New York (CNN Business)A contentious union election that determines the fate of future newsroom organizing came to an end Tuesday night. The results of the election for the Writers Guild of America, East council favored candidates who endorsed future organizing of and support for the digital media industry, prompting digital media workers to rejoice. "[T]here is no better feeling than successfully working with your colleagues toward a common goal," Alison Herman, a staff writer at sports and culture site The Ringer, tweeted. "I learned that from my own workplace, I learned that from this campaign, and I hope the wgae keeps that in mind as we look towards the future." The Ringer is one of more than 20 digital media outlets that has organized in recent years with the WGAE …
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