Posted December 16, 2019 07:37:58New York Times reporter Jessica Gresko tweeted out a picture on Sunday of glass falling down from a glass ceiling.
Glass ceiling glass falling in the city on New York’s Times Square, Dec. 11, 2019.
(Photo: Jessica Gersko/NYT)The tweet was retweeted more than 2,400 times and received more than 8,400 likes.
Glass has been a major focus of President Donald Trump’s administration.
In August, Trump announced he was pulling the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord, citing the cost of replacing it.
A new glass ceiling will also have a major impact on the future of journalism, with more and more news organizations struggling to pay for production costs.
“It’s just a way for us to protect our journalists from having to pay to be in their newsroom,” said John Stavros, CEO of Media Lens, a company that helps organizations pay for their reporters’ travel expenses.
“We can’t have this happening.”
For years, newsrooms have struggled to afford costs like cameras, printing equipment and even security, but now it’s becoming more common to find out what kind of media coverage is available through the company’s newsroom tools.
“The idea is that people can go to the newsroom and look at what is going on, and it’s always going to be there,” Stavro said.
“It’s like going to the grocery store.
It’s always there, so it doesn’t need to be moved.”
A photo posted by Jessica Grosko (@jessicagresko) on Dec 11, 2018 at 9:42:04New York City Councilwoman Mary Chehade, a Democrat, introduced a bill on Monday that would force news organizations to pay the equivalent of $10 per photo, plus $1 per tweet.
The bill, sponsored by Councilmember Nicole Malliotakis, a Bronx Democrat, comes after a series of high-profile incidents that led to some newsrooms taking a hit.
A New York Times employee was fired after he posted a photo of himself in a pool of blood in January 2018, and a New York Post employee was forced to resign after a photo she posted online in June 2018 was published by a local news website.
A reporter at the Associated Press has been forced to go on paid leave after she posted a series and video segments about her work that she had done for a local newspaper.
The New York City chapter of the American Association of University Women has called for a “culture of transparency” in the newsrooms.
“In the 21st century, it is critical that our newsrooms be open to the public and allow for all viewpoints,” the group said in a statement.
“This bill would help ensure that we can all have a voice in the process, including those of our employees.”
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