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FAC panel Dec. 6 to discuss info-glut

The informational sessions are all lined up for the 141st Annual Winter Meeting of the California Press Foundation, coming up Dec. 6-7 in San Francisco. Just added is the Thursday afternoon presentation, produced by the First Amendment Coalition, “What Happened to The ‘Golden Age of Free Speech’?” Here’s the description: The Internet was supposed to…

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Free seminar covers brand-new laws

Legal Counsel Nikki Moore will take CNPA’s “Rights and Risks” seminar to several California newsrooms in coming weeks: Sacramento Valley Mirror, Willows: 1 p.m. this Wednesday, Oct. 10 Lodi News-Sentinel: 1 p.m. this Thursday, Oct 11 Long Beach Post: 1 p.m. next Friday, Oct. 19 Santa Monica Daily Press: 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 Santa…

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Five new members approved

The CNPA Board of Directors approved five applications for membership at its Quarterly Meeting on Oct. 4 in Sacramento: ActiveKenwood Press (twice-monthly), Alec and Ann Peters, publishers Digital News MediaGVWire, Fresno; Darius Assemi, publisher ChicoSol, Chico; Leslie Layton, publisher CampusEastside College Preparatory School, East Palo Alto; Elisabeth Rubinfien, adviser AlliedWestern Web Inc., Samoa; Steve Jackson,…

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CNPA directors discuss issues, efforts

The CNPA Board of Directors received a briefing about the organization’s Governmental Affairs efforts and issues during the Oct. 4 Quarterly Meeting in Sacramento. Committee Chairman Jeff Glasser (Los Angeles Times) and CNPA staffers Jim Ewert and Nikki Moore described the season’s highs and lows and previewed their next challenges. Directors also reviewed plans for…

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A little extra in your inbox

The new CNPA Morning Memo began landing in your email box starting this week. The Memo is an additional way for CNPA’s staff to reach out with occasional items of interest. The Memo is supported by CNPA’s Allied Members. (So click some ads, hmmm?) The Memo is a supplement. It is not the CNPA Bulletin,…

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Committee selects Board nominees

In accordance with Article VI, Section 4. of the CNPA Bylaws, the following report of the Nominating Committee,headed by 2018/19 Secretary-Treasurer Chuck Champion, is submitted to all Active Members of the Association. Nominees for the 2019/20 officers and directors of the California News Publishers Association, to be voted upon at the association’s annual business meeting…

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The Kenwood Press is CNPA applicant

The Kenwood Press has applied for CNPA membership. Alec and Ann Peters are publishers of the twice-monthly newspaper in Sonoma County. It was founded in 1988 and calls itself “widely read, re-read and shared throughout Northern Sonoma Valley, providing articles on topics of local concern, such as growth, traffic problems, environmental issues, education, and much…

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Emily Charrier, John Diaz named to CNPA Board

President Ron Hasse has appointed Emily Charrier and John Diaz to the CNPA Board of Directors. Charrier, publisher of Sonoma Media Investments’ Petaluma Argus-Courier and Sonoma Index-Tribune, is a former managing editor of The Argus-Courier and a former reporter at The Index-Tribune. She succeeds John Burns on the board. Burns, 2012 CNPA president, retired in…

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Perhaps participate in a poll … or 3?

How about a Survey on Audience Engagement? This survey is part of a research project being conducted at the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Minnesota, by Dr. Valerie Belair-Gagnon and Dr. Matthew Weber. Participation in this survey is voluntary; if you do participate, your identity will not be connected to your…

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Four stops so far for legal refresher

Legal Counsel Nikki Moore will take CNPA’s “Rights and Risks” seminar to four California newsrooms in coming weeks: Sacramento Valley Mirror, Willows: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 Lodi News-Sentinel: 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct 11 Long Beach Post: 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 The Healdsburg Tribune: 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 CNPA members from nearby shops…

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