January 23, 2001

Strikers did news site on a shoestring

Author: JT Smith

E&P Online profiles the Seattle Union Record, the newspaper set up by striking Seattle newspaper workers. Planning for the site began just six days before the union voted to strike. Workers credit the site's Open Source solutions -- Linux as an operating system; PHP and MySQL for database publishing -- for getting the site and print editions to press as quickly as possible.


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