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Discounts for Bob Woodward’s Nov. 27 talk

On Nov. 27 in Los Angeles, The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward will take part in a moderated conversation followed by questions from the audience. Woodward, author of the recent book “Fear: Trump in the White House,” will appear at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Tickets range from $24.50…

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SPJ NorCal winners named

Among the contest winners in SPJ NorCal’s 2018 Excellence in Journalism Awards are staffers from these CNPA-member newsrooms: CALmatters, Mercury News/East Bay Times, Metro Silicon Valley and Sacramento News & Review. The winners will be honored next Wednesday, Nov. 14 at Delancey Street Restaurant in San Francisco.

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Pros on program for college conference

Pro speakers on the program this Saturday at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges’ NorCal Conference include: Clifford Oto, photographer, The Record, Stockton Don Blount, editor, The Record Michael Ellis Langley, executive editor, Tracy Press/Tank Town Media Scott Linesburgh, sportswriter and columnist, The Record Jack Mitchell, publisher, Ledger Dispatch/Interactive Nikki Moore, legal counsel, CNPA Services…

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National college awards listed

Among the winners of the Associated Collegiate Press National Pacemaker Awards named last week in Louisville were CNPA Members El Don, Santa Ana College; and The Orion, CSU Chico. View all winners.

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EPPY awards for CNPA Members

Among the winners of the 2018 EPPY Awards, administered by Editor & Publisher to honor the best digital media websites, were the Mercury News/East Bay Times and CALMatters.

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Health fellowships and grants

The USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism invites applications from California journalists for its all-expenses-paid California Fellowship next March. Fellows will learn about how race, ethnicity, education level and socioeconomic status influence prospects for health. The fellowship is March 17-20, 2019, in Los Angeles. It comes with a $1,000 reporting grant to help with the…

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Open-government heroes? Nominate

The First Amendment Coalition is soliciting nominees for the FAC Free Speech & Open Government Award, given each year for performance of exemplary work in the arena of open government. Qualifications for the award are outstanding accomplishment, service or other contributions to “the people’s right to know” about government. The winner, or winners, could be…

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Arthur Sulzberger visits Oct. 26 in Stockton

University of the Pacific President Pamela A. Eibeck will lead a conversation with Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr., chairman of The New York Times Company, at noon Friday, Oct. 26 at the UOP campus in Stockton. The event is free and open to the public. The topic will be “The Impact of Media and Truth on…

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So … What have you done? Tell E&P

Editor & Publisher’s March 2019 issue will profile “10 Newspapers That Do It Right.” Never meant to be a “10 Best” list, instead it spotlights select newspapers that have earned a notable achievement in at least one particular area, carried out a successful innovation, implemented cost-savings procedures, or developed programs that have generated revenues or…

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Acorn publishers: Paper’s free; digital has fee

Jim and Lisa Rule, 2017 Newspaper Executives of the Year, wrote to readers last week to announce that their five Acorn Newspapers print papers (in Agoura Hills, Camarillo, Moorpark, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks) would remain free, but digital access would now have a meter and a subscription fee. “You can’t fake real community journalism. Never…

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