Under worsening working conditions, new and traditional US media outlets have been turning to an old strategy: forming . From Gizmodo to Vox and The Onion, from Slate to Chicago Tribune and LA Times.

Gizmodo's Splinter News has been doing especially good work covering these developments:

splinternews.com/search?q=medi

Unions can challenge the status quo. For example, a recently formed union at LAT is highlighting pay gaps by gender and race:

splinternews.com/la-times-staf

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Relatedly, those working in tech may find this interview in (a democratic magazine) useful. It gives some background on the unionizing efforts at (which resulted in mass firings and a labor dispute) & ideas/links that may be helpful for those hoping to mobilize tech co-workers:

jacobinmag.com/2018/04/lanetix

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