Santa Paula Times, a twice-weekly, paid, adjudicated newspaper in Ventura County, is an applicant for CNPA Active membership. Peggy Kelly is publisher. She had been a reporter since its launch in 1993 and acquired its assets in 2018. Until confirmation by the CNPA Board of Directors in October, Santa Paula Times is a provisional member…

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America’s Newspapers invites CNPA Members to engage in a four-part digital sales training series. The free series starts at 9 a.m. PDT this Wednesday, Sept. 16. Subsequent sessions are Sept. 30. Oct. 14 and Oct. 28. Each one-hour session will focus on a selling skill to compete in today’s competitive environment and provides the perfect…

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Indian Voices has applied to be a CNPA Active Member. Rose Davis is editor and publisher of the San Diego-based monthly newspaper, founded in 1986. Until confirmation by the CNPA Board of Directors in October, Indian Voices is a provisional member of CNPA and is eligible for all the benefits of an Active member. Membership questions?…

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This year’s observance of National Newspaper Week will be Oct. 4-10. “America/Canada Needs Journalists” is this year’s theme. This 80th annual event is a recognition of the service of newspapers and their employees across North America and is sponsored by Newspaper Association Managers, Inc., the consortium of North American trade associations representing the industry. CNPA is a NAM…

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Global Newspaper Solutions GNS is an American-owned service provider focused on helping newspapers profit from the convergence of print, web, mobile, television, etc.

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Election season is in its final stretch, and newspapers have been there at every step. You’ve introduced candidates. You’ve quizzed them on the issues. You’ve covered the debates. Your coverage has laid the foundation for a rich exchange among readers on who they support or oppose – and why.

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James W. Ewert, CNPA general counsel and chief legislative advocate, has announced that he will retire at the end of 2020 after 25 years working to advance the interests of news publishing and a free press. Ewert joined the association in 1995 and became general counsel in 2011.

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Years ago, a keynote speaker at a local Ad Club meeting asked us to put ourselves in a consumer’s shoes. “Let’s say your name is John Doe,” he said. “One day you’re turning the pages of the newspaper and see an ad with a headline that reads, ‘The truth about John Doe.’ Wouldn’t you read every word of that ad?” Everyone in the room responded with a resounding “yes.”

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A brand management and crisis communication professor I know at a leading university contends that brands reside in the minds of customers, not at company headquarters. So, when crisis strikes, he argues, protecting the brand boils down to this: protecting your customers.

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Urgent message from CNPA President and CEO.
Over the next week, California and the rest of the West Coast will face a historic heatwave that will put pressure on our energy grid. In order to avoid electricity shortages, the State is asking residents to reduce energy usage in order to prevent service interruptions. CNPA members can help get the word out by using the content links below to encourage consumers to take steps that conserve energy and protect at risk populations.

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