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Labor (2004) 1 (3): 136–138.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Ann Schofield Writing the Wrongs: Eva Valesh and the Rise of Labor Journalism Elizabeth Faue Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2002 xi + 249 pp., $35.00(cloth) © 2004 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2004 BOOK REVIEWS A Consumers’ Republic: The Politics of Mass...
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Labor (2022) 19 (3): 95–98.
Published: 01 September 2022
... than music journalism. Bolstered by my ongoing relationship with Teen Vogue , where I'd been writing a regular labor column since 2018, I dove headfirst into covering labor. The industry remained as precarious and ugly as ever, but as I discovered, the expanded audience for labor stories meant...
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Labor (2018) 15 (1): 81–91.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Max Fraser; Steven Greenhouse; Jane Slaughter; Sarah Jaffe In three separate interviews, special issue coeditor Max Fraser discusses the past, present, and future of labor journalism with three of today’s most widely read labor writers: Steven Greenhouse, formerly of the New York Times ; Labor...
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Labor (2018) 15 (1): 25–51.
Published: 01 March 2018
...”. While Broun still loved the nightlife, his columns—whimsical but suffused by an ethic of fairness—were increasingly class-conscious. In 1930 he cited the Gastonia, North Carolina, textile strike as evidence of why journalism ought to “get at the root of conditions which underlie strife and prejudice...
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Labor (2018) 15 (1): 53–65.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Willie James Griffin Trezzvant W. Anderson (1906–63) was a railway postal clerk, labor activist, and newspaper correspondent who used crusading journalism to aid the larger struggle to end racial discrimination in the civil service. Anderson’s activism led President Franklin D. Roosevelt to sign...
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Labor (2018) 15 (3): 107–109.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Labor (2013) 10 (2): 9–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the “labor beat,” Louis Stark, promoted a model of journalism that fostered a better understanding of unions and workers by the general public. The labor beat expanded in the 1930s in response to turbulent strike waves and the dramatic growth of unions. Labor beat reporters developed sources within...
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Labor (2009) 6 (3): 65–88.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Ruth Percy At the beginning of the twentieth century former socialist and anarchist Lizzie Swank Holmes wrote a series of eight fictional stories for the American Federation of Labor journal. Financial necessity was no doubt an important motivator, but Holmes likely also recognized the large...
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Labor (2018) 15 (1): 11–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the combative labor journalism of the Gilded Age. Even craft unions saw the importance of an independent labor press. In December 1885, the Iron Molders’ Journal strongly recommended this emerging journalistic network to its members: “Within the past five years there has sprung up a class of papers known...
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Labor (2018) 15 (1): 67–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of the New Left’s failure and the New Right’s triumph emerged from her analysis of the “professional-managerial class.” Her journalism amounted to an effort to translate across the cultural gulf between the proletariat and the professional class in which she counted herself a reluctant member. Her bestseller...
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Labor (2018) 15 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2018
... journalism in unique trouble today, or has it always been a precarious endeavor? Even at the peak of the liberal consensus, when US union density was at a high point, publishers were mostly indifferent or hostile to unions. Writing in 1960—in one of organized labor’s metropolitan strongholds, no less— New...
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Labor (2018) 15 (4): 59–76.
Published: 01 December 2018
... are furiously working through the papers, plucking out the choice bits, and typing up copy. Graham waffles, but then gives the green light. The most important component of success for the Post , she says, will be the quality of the journalism it produces. The front-page article is delivered to the Post...
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Labor (2022) 19 (3): 84–90.
Published: 01 September 2022
... six full-time labor reporters in the top newspapers across the country, down from twenty-two in 1951, when Louis Stark, the longtime labor reporter in the Washington bureau of the New York Times , convened a conference to promote labor reporting. 6 Full-time jobs in journalism are elusive...
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Labor (2008) 5 (2): 7–12.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and Something of Their Meaning, 1890 –1900.”1 Gutman’s path- breaking article presented a rich mix of Davis’s own words and ideas about race, class, and trade unionism gleaned from the numerous letters Davis wrote to the UMW Journal throughout the 1890s. Davis, who at age eighteen went to work in the newly...
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Labor (2018) 15 (3): 55–76.
Published: 01 September 2018
... , the Associated Press, and the Daily Beast (formerly Newsweek ), the NewsGuild—known as the Newspaper Guild until early 2015, when “paper” was dropped in recognition of the increasingly paperless nature of journalism—announced in the summer of 2015 that the workers at Guardian US had voted to join. Speaking...
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Labor (2019) 16 (2): 138–139.
Published: 01 May 2019
... 2019 The 2016 election created an unprecedented opportunity to evaluate the continuing hold of the news media — whether mass market or local, print or digital, public or social — on our political culture. It also demonstrated the limitations of journalism’s professional creed of objectivity, which...
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Labor (2022) 19 (3): 75–76.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Jeff Schuhrke Jschuh2@uic.edu Copyright © 2022 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2022 In March 2018, Labor published a special issue that explored the history of labor journalism, revealing both variations and continuities from the Gilded Age to the twenty-first...
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Labor (2016) 13 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of male cowork- ers and their spouses presented the most immediate hurdle to women’s full participa- tion in their unions and the democratization of union locals. When the United Mine Workers Journal first announced in May 1973 that women had become employed in the mines and were active members...
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Labor (2004) 1 (4): 69–90.
Published: 01 December 2004
... for many natives in their relationship to the means of production, as indigenous subsistence economies became reoriented toward 1. Journal of Sir William Johnson’s Proceedings with the Indians, August 13, 1756, in Documents Rel- ative to the Colonial History...
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Labor (2016) 13 (3-4): 57–82.
Published: 01 December 2016
... with Mallet, “who gave his hearty co-operation,” Hitchens established a recruiting office in the British Legation in Panama City on May 11, 1917. 81 To garner volunteers, Mallet and Hitchens published advertisements in several US-owned English-language newspapers, including the Panama Morning Journal...