AP journalists withhold bylines


AP Board.

The News Media Guild says most Associated Press journalists are withholding their bylines for 24 hours, starting at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Guild president Martha Waggoner tells me that 110 of 115 bureaus are participating in the byline strike. The journalists are primarily protesting the AP’s health care and job-transfer proposals, she says.

The two sides return to the bargaining table on Monday. The last AP contract expired in August.

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