A few days ago, the New York Times guild invited its members to post messages to publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. Only a few journalists have bothered to do that so far. Here are a few things they’re telling the boss:
I feel that the gap between what Janet Robinson will be leaving with, and what we are being offered, is simply wrong.
This is the moment for you to step up, to show we’re not merely anonymous numbers, that you care for our well-being, the same way we care for the integrity, and well-being of this great newspaper.
The disconnect between the praise lavished upon us and the dismissive treatment we have experienced in negotiations has reached grotesque proportions.