An interview with Lowell Peterson, executive director of the Writers Guild of America East since 2008 about unionization at new media companies. The whole thing is well worth a read. Here’s a quote I found interesting, particularly in the sense of blue collar workers seeking to unionize:
An interview with Lauren Starke, New York Magazine director of public relations about the design and editorial process that went into creating the now iconic cover with the 35 women that came forward regarding Cosby’s sexual abuse.
The first name in the buyout option, William Arkin (does this mean there is a slight chance we might get Adam back? Please?) spoke with Poynter and sent out an email about his departure from Gawker. A few choice quotes (emphasis mine):
On this post, I counted at least half a dozen pro Walmart threads initiated by obvious burners with little or no history. If they know that a site regularly posts about them negatively, shouldn't they at least plan a better astroturfing strategy?
OH THE BURDENS OF THE OVEREARNERS! It's like being a workaholic but only for those that earn six figures or above.
Earlier today in Weiner's sexting thread we were discussing Hugo Schwyzer with a number of commenters and I thought I'd share this tidbit that just popped in my Tumblr dashboard a moment ago. A new update on Schwyzer's situation:
Fess up, who of you is Muntanyer?!