Links

Lee Watch – Get the latest news on Lee Enterprises, owners of the Post-Dispatch.

PeoriaWatchdog.com – The Peoria Unit of the United Media Guild.

Springfield State Journal-Register blog. The Springfield Unit of the United Media Guild.

Save the SJ-R – The community campaign of our Springfield unit.

Rockford Initiative. The Rockford Unit of the United Media Guild.

TransformRRStar.com: The community campaign of our Rockford Unit.

Romenesko – Key journalism trade publication.

America’s front pages. Cool feature from the Newseum site.

Gateway Journalism Review – Formerly the St.  Louis Journalism Review.

Department of Labor. For our LM2 filing for 2012, enter “016-855” at the very top of the page.

CWA/NETT Academy — Training opportunities for Guild members in areas such as video editing and web development.

CWA/NETT Academy scholarships — CWA gives $50,000 in scholarships to help member further themselves.

Journalist and Symposium on Women (JAWS) supports the professional empowerment and personal growth of women in journalism and works toward a more accurate portrayal of the whole society.

Maynard Institute – Improving Cultural Diversity within American Journalism

National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) – supports efforts to expand the role of Hispanics in Journalism.

Journalism Jobs – On-line clearinghouse for media professionals.

Union Plus – Learn about consumer benefits for union members and retirees.

United Furniture Workers Medical Fund — available to new units of the United Media Guild.

COBRA benefits explained – A primer on continuing your medical coverage during unemployment.

Working America – Championing good jobs and a just economy.