April 30, 2021
Sidney's Picks: Countdown to the Hillman Prizes!
The Best of the Week’s News:
- The virtual Hillman Prizes for Journalism will stream online on Tues, May 4th at 7pm ET with host Danny Glover. Join us!
- While Ted Cruz basked in Cancún, his constituents were succumbing to carbon monoxide poisoning. (ProPublica)
- Amazon’s union-busting blitzkrieg arrives in warehouse JFK8 in Staten Island. (Vice)
- A Newsguild study of 14 unionized Gannett newsrooms finds huge pay gaps by sex and race. (Editor & Publisher)
- Florida Republicans pass a Georgia-style voter suppression bill. (MoJo)
- A Chinese-Kazakh woman’s struggle to escape from a Chinese “re-education camp.” (New Yorker)