The danger level for journalists in hot spots continues to rise worldwide. A lawsuit against Bashar al-Assad is a small step toward ending the trend of killing journalists with impunity.
Temporary workers can now organize along with direct employees and belong to the same bargaining unit, or form a separate bargaining unit composed only of temps.
Dr. Michael I. Niman is a professor of journalism and media studies at Buffalo State College. His previous columns are archived at www.mediastudy.com and are available globally through syndication.