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Digital First Media goes with Tecnavia

Tecnavia, a CNPA Allied Member, will supply Digital First Media’s 27 publications with its NewsMemory eEdition services. “We are very excited DFM selected Tecnavia’s NewsMemory eEdition for group-wide implementation,” Diane Amato, Tecnavia’s VP of Sales & Marketing, said in a news release. “DFM undertook a rigorous evaluation process, matching vendor products, customer service, development roadmap…

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Science reporting seminar March 18 in Fresno

The Fresno State Institute for Media and Public Trust will hold a seminar on science and environmental reporting on the afternoon of March 18 at Fresno State. The keynote speaker will be Pulitzer Prize winner, author — and onetime reporter at The Fresno Bee and The Sacramento Bee — Deborah Blum, who now runs the…

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Free webinar Jan. 22 on rural hospitals

In the past decade, nearly 100 rural hospitals have closed in the United States, cutting off easy access to emergency rooms and specialists in many communities. Texas alone has lost 20 rural hospitals over the past nine years. Some rural hospitals have kept their doors open at the cost of making heavy cuts. In many…

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California offers tax credits for companies adding FTEs

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is now accepting applications for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC). There are $75 million in tax credits available during this application period for businesses that are expanding and adding full-time jobs in the state. The deadline to submit applications is Monday, Jan. 21. The online…

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Push is on to keep migrant-labor ads in print

The National Newspaper Association has objected to a U.S. Labor Department proposal to move farm labor-recruitment advertising from daily newspapers to the internet, reports Tonda F. Rush, the NNA’s director of public policy, in The Rural Blog. The Labor Department proposes allowing the ad postings on a job-search website instead and letting employers document their…

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Free stuff: Open Government Guide

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has released a new edition of its Open Government Guide covering open government law and practice in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The online guide details the rights of reporters and other citizens to see information and attend meetings of state and…

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California offers tax credits for companies adding FTEs

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is now accepting applications for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC). There are $75 million in tax credits available during this application period for businesses that are expanding and adding full-time jobs in the state. The deadline to submit applications is Monday, Jan. 21. The online…

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Many laws take effect today

New laws dealing with freedom of information, industrial relations, advertising and privacy are included in the session recap compiled recently by CNPA’s legislative staff. Please review and share with your company’s staff. Meanwhile, your CNPA advocacy team is on the case again, reviewing all the new legislation as it is introduced. Stay in the loop…

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Jan. 17 webinar on newsroom safety

Please take note of this free upcoming webinar, provided by Online Media Campus: “Newsroom Safety & Security” Noon-1 p.m. Pacific, Thursday, Jan. 17 Free for CNPA Members Presenter: Jean Hodges, GateHouse Media Since the Capital Gazette shooting in June 2018, newsroom employees have wondered if they are safe in their workplace. We’ll go over personal…

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Newscycle acquires Marketing G2

Marketing G2, a CNPA Allied Member, is now part of Newscycle Solutions. The acquisition closed on Dec. 3. Terms were not disclosed. Marketing G2 develops digital tools for online subscriptions, customer engagement, data discovery and audience lifecycle management. Newscycle Solutions is a leading provider of software and services powering the global media industry. Read news…

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