Chronicle Herald’s CEO Mark Lever would be laughing all the way to the bank if a recent proposal to subsidize Canadian print media gets traction. There is something seriously wrong with that.
The Local Xpress, run by striking newsroom workers, is doing very well, thank you. The news website keeps journalists, photographers and editors busy and has become a real thorn in the side of the scabby Chronicle Herald. Originally published in RankandFile.ca.
A bigger and better Local Xpress, the prospects of a very lengthy strike, and the price the NDP pays for their principled boycott.
After six weeks on the picket line Chronicle Herald newsroom workers are intensifying their efforts to get management back to the bargaining table.