Newsweek's New Owner Accused of 'Illegally Muzzling' Employees

IBT Media bought digital weekly in August

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IBT Media’s purchase of Newsweek seems to be off to an inauspicious start. The Newspaper Guild has accused the digital publishing company of “illegally muzzling” its employees by “prohibiting its journalists and other employees from discussing their working conditions or criticizing their employer,” in violation of U.S. labor law.

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