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Some Baltimore Sun Media Group journalists seek to form union

Some Baltimore Sun Media Group journalists seek to form union

Journalists at Baltimore Sun Media Group community newspapers, including the Capital Gazette and Carroll County Times, have moved to form a union and asked parent company Tribune Publishing to voluntarily recognize the unit.

The Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild, which represents the Chesapeake Newspaper Guild, delivered its request Wednesday.

“Local journalism is unique. We are your neighbors, the eyes and ears of your communities … ” the Chesapeake Newspaper Guild wrote in the letter. “But that important work grows more difficult each day because of decisions made by distant corporate owners on behalf of shareholders. Decisions that have led to smaller newsrooms, stagnant...

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