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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.

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Six apply for CNPA membership

Pace News has applied for Active membership in CNPA. Dr. Gloria Zuurveen is founder, CEO and publisher of the Los Angeles-based Friday weekly, founded in 1995. Coachella Valley...

Two weeks to contest deadline

Monday, Jan. 25 is the deadline to enter CNPA's California Journalism Awards. Entry packages with rules, categories and instructions are available online for the three...

Nelson to lead Sacramento Bee news

Colleen McCain Nelson begins Jan. 19 as executive editor of The Sacramento Bee and regional editor for McClatchy's California newsrooms, the company said in a news release. She had...

Escondido, Valley Center papers apply

The Escondido Times-Advocate and Valley Roadrunner have applied for CNPA membership. Justin Salter is publisher of the Escondido Times-Advocate, an adjudicated weekly founded in 2013; and Valley Roadrunner, an adjudicated...

Changes in programs offered by CNPA

Two long-running programs offered through CNPA are being discontinued or removed from offer. Community Health News Service, which had provided a twice-monthly, non-partisan column about health...

In case you missed these …

CNPA hosted Member Exclusive Webinars in October, November and December to foster member engagement, reveal compelling industry data and discuss issues that may affect the...

Contest site open; gather your entries

The contest entry system for the 2020 California Journalism Awards is now open. Entry packages with rules, categories and instructions for uploading your best work from 2020 are available online...

That was the press, baby…

Rollie Atkinson, group publisher of Sonoma West Publishers, pays tribute to his local printing press as its owner, Healdsburg Printing Company, closes and the press is dismantled. Atkinson "The...

National Newspaper Week is now

This year's observance of National Newspaper Week continues through Saturday. "America/Canada Needs Journalists" is this year's theme. This 80th annual event is a recognition of the service...

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