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Senator introduces reverse CPRA bill

Senator Maria Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles) recently amended her SB 749 to require a CPRA requester to be named as a real party in interest in a reverse public records action and require a court to allow the requester to participate fully on the merits...

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Shoptalk at CNPA…

CNPA President Paulette Brown-Hinds and President-elect Chuck Champion visited the CNPA Services Inc. offices all day Tuesday to meet those who handle its extensive day-to-day operations. Before the leaders adjourned mid-afternoon to commence bylaw and budget meetings, we got a photo.

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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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Rates go up April 3 for May 4 gala

Get your tickets now for the California Journalism Awards Gala, set for Saturday evening, May 4 at The Westin Long Beach. The black tie-optional event is designed to recognize and celebrate CNPA members’ best published work from 2018. Thanks to CNPA’s generous event sponsors, early...

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Your goodies can do good; donate!

We thank former publisher Marty Weybret for his generous donation of a case of Lodi’s fine varietals. 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 schools,...

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Free stuff: High school JCamp

Know a high school journalist seeking a summer workshop? The Asian American Journalists Association’s expenses-paid camp is open to all high school journalists. JCamp, July 27-Aug. 1 in Atlanta, is a six-day intensive, multicultural journalism training program for high school students. Students learn from professional...

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