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Journalists at The New York Daily News staged a one-day strike to protest staffing cuts and a new overtime policy. This is the first strike at the publication in over three decades.
We're being crushed for cash, Michael Gartland, a Daily News reporter and union steward, said in a statement.
The Daily News, once a prominent city tabloid, has suffered from ownership changes and layoffs, leading to declining circulation and revenue. The parent company, Tribune Publishing, was acquired by Alden Global Capital, known for making deep cuts to newsrooms.
About a third of union members have left The Daily News since spring 2022, according to the union.