CNPA Mission Statement

To protect and serve the common interests of its newsmedia members, to help members inform and thereby strengthen their communities, and to foster the highest ideals, ethics and traditions of journalism, a free press and the news profession.

Press enter to begin your search is Digital News applicant is Digital News applicant has applied to be a Digital News Member of CNPA. Leslie Layton is its publisher and Dave Waddell is its news director.

Until confirmation by the CNPA Board of Directors on Oct. 4, ChicoSol is a provisional member of CNPA and is eligible for all the benefits of a Digital News Media member.

On its website, ChicoSol, founded in 2007, states as its mission: “To provide cross-cultural feature-writing and bold investigative reporting in the Chico area of the Northern Sacramento Valley.”

CNPA defines “Digital News Media” as an organization that posts news and information of a local character, using digital media that may include the internet, websites, mobile and tablet technology. Online publications
can be paid or free news websites or electronic news publications with at least 50 percent local news content, rather than aggregated, copied or reprinted from other sources, with a substantial portion produced by local
staff in California.

Membership questions? Contact Simon Birch, (916) 288-6010.

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