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Know your rights and risks?

As soon as the legislative workload lets up in September, Legal Counsel Nikki Moore will hit the road with CNPA’s “Rights and Risks” seminar. With the turnover in newsrooms and all the changes in the law, everyone needs to review their rights to access people, places and institutions, review libel and privacy principles and come…

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Emily Charrier to publisher in Petaluma, Sonoma

Emily Charrier became publisher of the Petaluma Argus-Courier and Sonoma Index-Tribune. She is a former managing editor of The Argus-Courier and a former reporter at The Index-Tribune. Charrier succeeded John Burns, publisher since 1999, who has retired. At The Index-Tribune, where Burns (2012 CNPA president) had been publisher since 2013, Lorna Sheridan became managing editor,…

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Tariffs update: Keep speaking out

If you have editorialized against the tariffs on imported Canadian newsprint and armed your readers with information to let their representatives know how harmful these tariffs are, thank you. There is still more that needs to be done, though. Promote the petition calling on the ITC to reverse the tariffs In coordination with the STOPP…

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Editors groups offer preparedness guide

The American Society for News Editors and Associated Press Media Editors have released a two-page guide to keeping a newsroom safe. The tip sheet contains “some of the best wisdom of journalism organizations committed to journalist safety and the pursuit of a free and dedicated press corps.” ASNE and APME also have asked newsrooms to…

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Two apply for Digital News membership

The CNPA Board of Directors will consider two Digital News Media applications at its July 19 quarterly meeting: The Long Beach Post, founded in 2007, bills itself as “a daily, digital-first publication covering news, life, business, placemaking, food, sports, and LGBT issues in the city of Long Beach.” Its publisher is David Sommers. Melissa Evans…

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Newsprint: Now for the latest…

Jim Ewert, CNPA’s general counsel, told us last Friday about his trip to Washington, D.C., on behalf of CNPA to gather support for the effort to oppose the tariffs on imported Canadian newsprint. His report is here. “The objective of the meetings was to convince lawmakers to co-sponsor the PRINT Act and to testify or…

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Include your market in Borrell’s 2018 market survey — just $250

Here’s your chance to find out what YOUR advertisers are thinking. Borrell Associates invites CNPA members to participate in its 2018 Local Advertiser Survey, which is underway through July. CNPA has forged a special offer for members who want to participate in the survey of local advertisers. The cost to join is just $250 (that’s…

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Judges needed for Blethen Awards

CNPA’s contest coordinator is looking for volunteers to judge the annual C.B. Blethen Memorial Awards, which your association administers on behalf of the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association. Judging is scheduled to begin Tuesday, July 10. Sponsored by The Seattle Times, the contest has six categories: Distinguished Coverage of Diversity, Deadline Reporting, Enterprise Reporting, Feature Writing,…

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Keeping up with the newsprint issue?

By now, your newspaper company is aware of the bump in newsprint prices. You have informed your readership and your customers that the cost of printing is going up, and you’ve warned them that the effects on your business and your news coverage will be evident. By now, you’ve heard about how communities need to…

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Sell into network, get a big commission

DID YOU KNOW that if you sell advertising into the CNPA Statewide Networks, you can earn 55 percent commission? WHAT are the CNPA Networks? The CNPA Networks, in partnership with 500+ California community and daily newspapers, are proven, heavily discounted classified and display-ad programs with the power and reach of more than 75 million readers.…

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