The California Press Foundation’s four 2020 interns have been filing remotely with their host newsrooms. Here are links to their work: Vivienne Aguilar (San Joaquin Delta College), “Pacific students take on pandemic with ‘Gone Viral’ art exhibit,” for the Lodi News-Sentinel. Hannah Holzer (UC Davis), “Activists demand San Francisco defund police, reinvest in Black community,” for SF Weekly. Nikki Ramirez (University of…

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San Quentin inmate Juan Moreno Haines, senior editor of the monthly CNPA-Member San Quentin News, has filed stories that have been published in external media during the coronavirus pandemic and prison lockdown. Those on the outside who have followed recent news of the coronavirus’ spread in the prison might give a thought to the crew that had…

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Rob is the marketing director for an outdoor apparel company. I remember a conversation with him about his philosophy of promoting their products. “It’s all about benefits,” he said. “Every time a new product is developed – or an existing product is improved – my task starts with learning the features and translating those features into marketable benefits.

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The Daily Californian, a CNPA Campus Member, this Sunday launches a streaming series, “Daily Cal Live,” at 6 p.m., featuring notable newsroom alumni and experts.  “Daily Cal Live” will follow a simple hour-long format, with a brief introduction from the current editor in chief, a conversation with alumni and then a Q&A period with the…

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The California State Legislature faces a budget deadline this week, and we have the latest on provisions that could affect the newspaper industry. Tune in to hear a live report from the CNPA legislative affairs team in Sacramento. The discussion will be led by Jim Ewert, CNPA General Counsel and legislative advocate. Joining him will…

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Pivoting from the unforeseen cancellation of its annual Las Vegas Audience Development Summit in June, Great Western Audience Alliance is pleased to announce the launch of its Virtual Conference Series starting this Thursday morning, June 18.  The Virtual Conference series provides nine hours of relevant programming for audience executives. Panelists will illuminate challenges, solutions and…

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By Jim Pumarlo A publisher once asked how I defined aggressive reporting. During my tenure at the Red Wing Republican Eagle, we considered it our badge of honor. If someone threw up roadblocks to information we considered pertinent to our readers, we doubled and tripled our efforts – and usually were successful. So what type…

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TownNews, a CNPA Allied Member, offers News Nirvana to underserved news areas as a way to provide digital tools for individuals or teams dedicated to the cause of local journalism. The project aims to make it easier for startup publishers to focus on serving news consumers and local merchants. “One of the most difficult challenges for digital…

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Pivoting from the unforeseen cancellation of its annual Las Vegas Audience Development Summit in June, Great Western Audience Alliance is pleased to announce the launch of its Virtual Conference Series starting June 18.  The Virtual Conference series provides nine hours of relevant programming for audience executives. Panelists will illuminate challenges, solutions and best practices in…

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Your grubbiest executive was tied to the production desk last week and took leave of this Bulletin’s inevitable deadline. Not since this long-standing Bulletin converted from snail-mail to email back in the early aughts has it not appeared in your Tuesday afternoon email box. Our apologies, especially if you missed it.  What we were up…

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