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NMG President Martha Waggoner addresses TNG convention

NMG President and TNG International Chair Martha Waggoner speaks April 19, 2013 at the TNG Sector Conference in Pittsburgh

NMG President and TNG International Chair Martha Waggoner speaks April 19, 2013 at the TNG Sector Conference in Pittsburgh

News Media Guild President Martha Waggoner told fellow journalists and union activists at The Newspaper Guild’s sector conference that anti-worker corporate moves, court decisions and other events are attacks on both journalism and unions.

For both the institutions of journalism and unions, darkness is spreading, making our fight even more important, Waggoner said, speaking last Thursday at TNG’s business and strategy meeting.

“Journalists _ reporters, photographers and video journalists _ are the people who shine the light on the problems in this world, on the suffering of those in need who are the victims of the powerful,” she said. Continue reading