Newspapers and journalists — most belonging to giant multi-state corporate-media conglomerates — continue to suffer COVID-19’s economic impact even as the demand for news climbs.
In Oct. 15 filing, a lawyer for former UW president Laurie Nichols asked to intervene, saying the former president was kept in the dark by trustees. News organizations oppose Nichols’ intervention, which is expected to delay resolution of the case
Albany County District Court judge heard arguments from lawyers for news organizations and UW, indicated she would move quickly to make a decision.
The Casper Star-Tribune’s owners and a labor union formed by reporters enter a key round of contract negotiations and a critical crossroads for Wyoming journalism this month.
On eve of sister paper’s union vote, three staffers are terminated and another is suspended within 12 hours.