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We do make a great audience...

Posted on 2/22/2017
Newspaper owners, publishers and editors — of the executive, city and opinion stripe — all gave up at least a morning to join the audience that awaited the legislative leadership at last week’s CNPA Governmental Affairs Day.

Two new members approved

Posted on 2/22/2017
The CNPA Board of Directors at its Feb. 16 meeting approved two applications for membership.

Ad Contest deadline is Friday

Posted on 2/22/2017
The deadline for this year’s Advertising Excellence Contest is this Friday, Feb. 24.

Attorney General to keynote 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day

Posted on 2/14/2017
Attorney Gen. Xavier Becerra will be the keynote speaker Wednesday at the 20th annual Government Affairs Day in Sacramento Convention Center. Registration closed Monday evening.

CNPA office closed Feb. 20

Posted on 2/14/2017
The CNPA office will be closed next Monday, Feb. 20 in observance of Presidents Day.

Ad Contest deadline now Feb. 24

Posted on 2/14/2017
The deadline for this year’s Advertising Excellence Contest has been extended to Friday, Feb. 24.

Last call for Governmental Affairs Day

Posted on 2/7/2017
Support CNPA’s efforts to advance and protect newspaper interests by attending CNPA’s 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Don’t miss the chance to meet and interact with California’s legisla

Use house ads to promote public notices

Posted on 2/7/2017
The News Media Alliance (formerly NAA) offers several house ads, like this one, to promote public-notice advertising in newspapers.

Ad Contest deadline now Feb. 24

Posted on 2/7/2017
The deadline for this year’s Advertising Excellence Contest has been extended to Friday, Feb. 24.

Cal Press offers campus equipment grants

Posted on 2/7/2017
The California Press Foundation in May 2017 will award Campus Newspaper Equipment grants for California campus newspapers to upgrade their production equipment.

Ad Contest deadline now Feb. 24

Posted on 2/6/2017
The deadline for this year’s Advertising Excellence Contest has been extended to Friday, Feb. 24.

Ad Contest deadline now Feb. 24

Posted on 2/6/2017

Ad Contest deadline now Feb. 24

Posted on 2/6/2017
The deadline for this year’s Advertising Excellence Contest has been extended to Friday, Feb. 24.

Register today for 20th Annual CNPA Governmental Affairs Day

Posted on 1/31/2017
Support CNPA’s efforts to advance and protect newspaper interests by attending CNPA’s 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Use house ads to promote public notices

Posted on 1/31/2017
The News Media Alliance (formerly NAA) offers several house ads, like this one, to promote public-notice advertising in newspapers.

Outreach Take the First Amendment to school

Posted on 1/31/2017
Recently, we shared a CNPA Thursday Tipsheet in which scholastic journalism mentor Steve O’Donoghue encouraged newspaper people to make an appointment to visit a local high school’s American Government class. The main talking point: the First Amendme

Governmental Affairs Day needs you

Posted on 1/24/2017
Support CNPA’s Government Affairs’ efforts to advance and protect newspaper interests by attending CNPA’s 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Reception today for cartoon exhibit

Posted on 1/24/2017
California State Librarian Greg Lucas invites CNPA members to a special reception for the exhibit “Afflicting the Comfortable: California’s Editorial Cartoonists” from 4 to 6 p.m. today, Jan. 24.

Chino weeklies sold

Posted on 1/24/2017
Will Fleet (2005 CNPA president) and Ralph Alldredge (2011 CNPA president) have purchased the Chino Champion and Chino Hills Champion from Champion Publications, owned primarily by Allen McCombs (1982 CNPA president). The change in ownership will be

Public-notice webinar is Wednesday

Posted on 1/24/2017
The newspaper industry has had a lot of success protecting public notice in the state legislatures, but collectively we’re on the defensive.

Join us at Governmental Affairs Day

Posted on 1/18/2017
Make plans to attend CNPA’s 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Don’t miss the chance to meet and interact with California’s legislators and legislative leaders.

Public-notice webinar is Jan. 25

Posted on 1/18/2017
The newspaper industry has had a lot of success protecting public notice in the state legislatures, but collectively we’re on the defensive.

Use house ads to promote public notice

Posted on 1/18/2017
The News Media Alliance (formerly NAA) offers several house ads, like this one, to promote public-notice advertising in newspapers.

Advertising Excellence Contest deadline now Feb. 24

Posted on 1/18/2017
The deadline for this year’s Advertising Excellence Contest has been extended to Friday, Feb. 24.

Reception Jan. 24 for cartoon exhibit

Posted on 1/18/2017
California State Librarian Greg Lucas invites CNPA members to a special reception for the exhibit “Afflicting the Comfortable: California’s Editorial Cartoonists” from 4 to 6 p.m. next Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Email’s a blast ... and a money-maker

Posted on 1/18/2017
You may be overlooking a potential local profit center: email blasts.

Circulation legal seminar Feb. 10 in Pasadena

Posted on 1/18/2017
The Cal Western Circulation Managers Association will hold its 37th annual Legal Seminar on Friday, Feb. 10 at the Hilton Pasadena.

Contest deadline is this Monday

Posted on 1/10/2017
The deadline for the annual Better Newspapers Contest and Campus Excellence in Journalism Contest is midnight this Monday, Jan. 16.

Use house ads to promote public notice

Posted on 1/10/2017
The News Media Alliance (formerly NAA) offers several house ads, like this one, to promote public-notice advertising in newspapers.

Reception Jan. 24 for cartoon exhibit

Posted on 1/10/2017
California State Librarian Greg Lucas invites CNPA members to a special reception for the exhibit “Afflicting the Comfortable: California’s Editorial Cartoonists” from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Governmental Affairs Day program shaping up

Posted on 1/10/2017
Make plans to attend CNPA’s 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Don’t miss the chance to meet and interact with California’s legislators and legislative leaders.

Governmental Affairs Day is nearing

Posted on 1/3/2017
Make plans to attend CNPA’s 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Don’t miss the chance to meet and interact with California’s legislators and legislative leaders.

Quick review: New laws in effect

Posted on 1/3/2017
The CNPA Governmental Affairs staff, who work to support or defeat legislation that helps or hurts your business, asks you to be aware of a dozen new laws that took effect this week.

Contest deadline in 13 days

Posted on 1/3/2017
The deadline to enter CNPA’s Better Newspapers Contest, Advertising Excellence Contest and Campus Excellence in Journalism Contest is midnight on Monday, Jan. 16.

Save the date: Governmental Affairs Day is Feb. 15

Posted on 12/20/2016
Please mark your calendar: CNPA Governmental Affairs Day is set for Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Three contests ... enter by Jan. 16

Posted on 12/20/2016
Entry materials for the 2016 Better Newspapers Contest, Advertising Excellence Contest and Excellence in Campus Journalism Contest are ready for your deliberation or delivery to your designated contest coordinator.

We’re on break next week

Posted on 12/20/2016
CNPA’s office will be short-staffed between Dec. 24 and Jan. 2, but staff will be checking email and voice messages.

Save the date: Governmental Affairs Day is Feb. 15

Posted on 12/14/2016
Please mark your calendar: CNPA Governmental Affairs Day is set for Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Entries in mind? Better Newspapers Contest deadline Jan. 16

Posted on 12/14/2016
By now, members should have received entry packages for this year’s Better Newspapers, Campus Excellence in Journalism and Advertising Excellence contests.

Four confirmed for Internship Grants

Posted on 12/6/2016
Four students have been confirmed for California Press Foundation internship grants. A panel of four Foundation reviewers selected the four from seven applicants.

Once more: Please hear from AdForce

Posted on 11/23/2016
As mentioned in this very Bulletin, CNPA has partnered with Adforce to roll out a digital news network.

Holiday hours at CNPA

Posted on 11/22/2016
The CNPA office will be closed this Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving.

Routing check: BNC materials sent to members

Posted on 11/22/2016
Rules and entry instructions are now on their way to members for this year’s Better Newspaper Contest. The documents are also posted on the contest website.

Peter Scheer to receive Jack Bates Award

Posted on 11/22/2016
The California Press Foundation will honor Peter Scheer of the First Amendment Coalition with its Jack Bates Award.

CNPA Nominating Committee set

Posted on 11/22/2016
CNPA President Michelle Chantry has selected members of the Nominating Committee, which will create a slate of officers and board nominees to be elected at the annual Press Summit in May 2017.

First Amendment Coalition to cover money in politics Dec. 1

Posted on 11/16/2016
Please join the First Amendment Coalition for “Democracy for Sale?” a wide-ranging discussion on money in politics, with special attention given to the 2016 election results.

Please take the call from AdForce

Posted on 11/16/2016
Representatives of AdForce.com are contacting CNPA members with details on how to join a digital network called AdNet America.

Better Newspapers Contest alert

Posted on 11/16/2016
It’s newspaper contest time again!

‘Rights & Risks’ Nov. 16, 17

Posted on 11/16/2016
The next two CNPA “Rights & Risks” seminars, led by Legal Counsel Nikki Moore, are set for 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, Nov. 16) at The Tribune in San Luis Obispo and 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Santa Maria Times. All CNPA members are invited.

Jerene Appleby Harnish to Hall of Fame

Posted on 11/8/2016
Jerene Appleby Harnish is a 2016 inductee into the California Newspaper Hall of Fame.

Internship grant deadline is Friday

Posted on 11/8/2016
College students who intend to apply for the California Press Foundation’s 2017 Internship Grants Program should plan to have their materials postmarked by Friday.

Mark Twain Award to Morrie Turner

Posted on 11/1/2016
The California Press Foundation’s 2016 Mark Twain Award will be presented to the family of the late Morris “Morrie” Turner (1923-2014), the first African-American to have a syndicated comic strip — the ethnically diverse “Wee Pals.”