CWA Newspaper Guild Boycott Of Huff Post Over

CWA Newspaper Guild

Oct. 20, 2011

An open letter to our members and supporters:

First, thanks to everyone who has supported our labor action this year by ceasing unpaid contributions to the Huffington Post, and by helping spread the word to friends and colleagues.

We have asked, from the beginning, that Arianna Huffington and her staff meet with us to discuss the need for a model that compensates journalists for their efforts. Such meetings have now taken place, and the company has publicly pledged to work with us to resolve our differences.

We are pleased to see HuffPost leaders stating so clearly the importance of paid journalism, not only to our society as a whole, but to their own business model.
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