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Making Sense of Digital Unions

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Digital journalists at Al Jazeera America are the latest to move toward unionization. In the past few months, writers at  Gawker, Salon, Vice Media have all organized.

Because digital journalism is so new, there’s no real financial foundation and so the way they’re being paid is all over the map.

We talk with The Poynter Institute’s Kelly McBride about the new frontier for digital journalists’ pay and benefits.

Almost every day, I come before the microphone with the same enthusiasm as the Dani Rojas character in the “Ted Lasso” television series. I do 100 pushups, take some laps around the house, thank my supervisors and audience for giving me the opportunity to do what I love, bellow “Radio is liiiife” from the back steps, and bound back to my garret and get to work.
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