Institute for New Economic Thinking
27th June 2019
How Media Workers are Organizing in the Dual Economy
With journalism moving from a stable to a precarious profession, digital media workers have become some of the most organized in the startup world
Aaron Freedman: In the past few years digital media workers have been on the frontlines of unionizing private workplaces. Why is that?
Hamilton Nolan: I think that journalists are smart enough to understand the basic fact that unionizing is good for them. Once people in our industry saw unionization happening, the unavoidable logic of the idea reall