Amazon is fiddling with traffic lights to stop its workers from organising. Here’s why.

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New Haven newsboys (Lewis Hine, 1909), who participated in the infamously successful NYC newsboys strike of 1899.


A five-year wave of labour organising across international media and tech companies is picking up speed.

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School-age NYC newsboys, whose infamous 1899 strike changed Pulitzer and Hearst’s business models. (1908, Lewis Hine)

“By our count, since 2015, journalists have unionized at more than 80 digital and legacy media outlets, including at BuzzFeed, VICE Canada, Vox, Canadaland and 28 brands owned by the conglomerate Hearst Magazines.”


Google pays out to Australian news, and Facebook switches it off. What happened?

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Winners of Australia vs Facebook include Big Tech, Big Media, and conspiracy theorists: everyone but the public.

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Curtis’ postmodern style is loved by some and derided by others. In his latest film, it’s a unique playbook for reality.

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Media and tech unionisations continue; this week at our home platform! Solidarity with MWU.

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Workers across departments at Medium have voted to “make sure actions matter.”

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“…both tech and media are at a crossroads, and it is more important than ever that companies in both industries are equitable and supportive of their employees. This is the age of newsroom buyouts, startups folding…


To the moon! Or, no, wait, it’s moonshot.

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Murdoch and Neil’s new TV news channels are not the only factor advancing the UK’s conservative media landscape.

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My latest piece for The Bristol Cable asks Black artists and organisers what’s next for the city.

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The Colston statue was toppled on June 7 2020. The story became international news.

Eliz Mizon

Politics and culture writer. Editor of Chompsky. Media reform advocate. UK/US.

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