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Auction items by April 15, please

We thank CNPA Secretary Treasurer/Vice President Simon Grieve for his donation of several Long Beach restaurant gift cards. Now it’s your turn. Your contribution of items will help the California Press Foundation to provide scholarships, equipment grants and training for California student-media programs at high...

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Deadline April 19 for equipment grants

The postmark deadline to apply for the California Press Foundation’s Campus Equipment Grants program is next Friday, April 19. Any California high school, college or university newsroom may apply. Get an application form (pdf) The grants go toward the purchase of new hardware or software,...

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Grad student seeks survey participation

What strategies are newspapers employing to survive the digital age, and which ones are working? A Master’s student asks California newspaper people to take part in a survey for his MBA degree dissertation by spending 4 minutes answering questions like: Has your newspaper launched a...

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Independent contractor bill moves forward in Assembly

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez’s (D-San Diego) AB 5 this week passed out of its first policy committee. AB 5 would codify the California Supreme Court’s holding in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, which made it more difficult for businesses to classify their workers as...

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Are you in the top three?

Check this page to find out if your 2018 California Journalism Awards entries are among the top three entries in this year’s contest. See the top 3 entries in the Campus Contest. Notifications were sent earlier today to publishers, editors and contest managers, along with...

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Nominate a First Amendment hero

CNPA is seeking nominees for its 2019 Freedom of Information Award, to be given at the CNPA Journalism Awards Gala on May 4 at the Westin Long Beach. Nominees from CNPA-member companies should possess a continuing commitment to the public’s right to know and may...

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