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The right to know: Los Angeles Times

A federal judge on Tuesday reversed a U.S. District judge’s order requiring the Los Angeles Times to remove information in an article about a former Glendale police detective accused of working with the Mexican Mafia, The Times reports. The district judge on Sunday had issued a prior restraint against The Times ordering it to remove…

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The right to know: News & Review

Arguments were to begin today, July 17, in California’s Third Appellate District Court of Appeal in the lawsuit filed against the Sacramento News & Review by former Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson. In 2015, when the newspaper filed public-information requests seeking emails regarding city staff’s involvement with Johnson’s personal work with the National Conference of Black…

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The Bakersfield Californian moving

TBC Media, which publishes The Bakersfield Californian, will vacate its historical downtown building and consolidate all operations at its Harrell-Fritts Publishing Center north of Bakersfield by the end of the year, said Michelle Chantry, the company’s CEO, president and CFO. The company intends to lease out the entirety of the 1920s-era downtown building, the newspaper’s…

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Tahoe Tribune goes once-weekly

Swift Communications’ Tahoe Daily Tribune has reduced its frequency from three days a week to Fridays, Publisher Rob Galloway told readers last week. “In analyzing the businesses that support the Tribune in print, the consensus was that most of the businesses supported one edition per week – hence one of the reasons why we are…

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Project aims to create 1,000 Wikipedia entries for local-news sites

We know your news organization deals in authentic, professional journalism, but does the Google-searching world? A project at Washington State University Vancouver aims to ensure that local-news sites have current, credible info-boxes and Wikipedia entries so that those searching for information find legitimate local news. “When readers search for a publication on Google, an ‘info…

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Two weeks out: Get CNPA discount to Association of Alternative Newsmedia Convention

CNPA members can attend the Association of Alternative Newsmedia’s 2018 Annual Convention, July 26-28 in San Diego, at AAN-member rates. That’s $399 for three days. The event will include intensive sales training for front-line staff, management workshops, an event track, as well as full editorial and revenue tracks, and more. View the schedule so far.…

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Tecnavia offers ad network

Working with leading digital advertising exchanges, Tecnavia, a CNPA Allied Member, created a digital advertising network exclusively for Tecnavia eEdition clients. Tecnavia Advertising Network is an opportunity to generate ad revenue without extra ad sales effort or trying to develop such network connections yourself. TAN supplies quality national and regional display advertisements for eEdition ad…

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Lee Enterprises to manage BH Media Group papers

BH Media Group has engaged Lee Enterprises Inc. to manage its newspaper and digital operations in 30 markets. “I love our newspapers and am passionate about the vital role they serve in our communities,” said Berkshire Hathaway chief Warren Buffett in a news release. “Although the challenges in publishing are clear, I believe we can…

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Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune sale final

Patrick Soon-Shiong, through his NantCapital investment company, assumed ownership on Monday of the Los Angeles Times, The San Diego Union-Tribune and community newspapers and other properties in the California News Group. He paid $500 million to Chicago-based Tronc. “My family and I are truly honored and privileged to assume the mantle of the Los Angeles…

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ASNE, APME intend to merge

The American Society of News Editors (ASNE) and Associated Press Media Editors (APME) announced plans to pursue a merger of the two national editors’ organizations. “The proposed merger of ASNE and APME represents an opportunity to create a new and vibrant organization with an even stronger voice to defend press freedom, promote diversity and inclusiveness…

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