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Madison Awards for Jim Ewert, Nikki Moore

The SPJ NorCal Chapter’s Freedom of Information Committee will present James Madison Awards to CNPA General Counsel Jim Ewert and former Legal Counsel Nikki Moore. Ewert and Moore will be recognized for their role in shepherding SB 1421 through the state Legislature. “By tirelessly lobbying...

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GateHouse acquires all Schurz papers

Indiana-based Schurz Communications has sold its remaining 20 print-based news products to New York-based GateHouse Communications, the South Bend (Ind.) Tribune reports. Schurz, which sold its radio and TV properties in 2015, will focus on the broadband companies it still owns, as well as cloud...

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‘Working the Sales Funnel’

You are likely familiar with the Sales Funnel. But have you broken down each step of the process to understand what message and media placement have the greatest impact on an advertising campaign. In this session, we will cover the basics of the Funnel before...

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Charles Cooper, 76

Charles Cooper, a former editor at the San Francisco Examiner, the old Hayward Daily Review and several other U.S. newspapers, died Jan. 19, 2019, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. He was 76 and died from complications after heart surgery. “He was a really important part...

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Contest deadline in six days

Time is running out to gather your best work from 2018 for the California Journalism Awards. Deadline for entries in the Print, Digital and Campus contests is Monday, Jan. 28. The new Digital contest was created to recognize the best online journalism from CNPA’s Digital...

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Help us Feb. 5-6 in Sacramento…

State Capitol, Photo by Tom Myers CNPA has, for the first time, combined the Legislative Conference (formerly CNPA Governmental Affairs Day) with the Industry Summit, Feb. 5-6 at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, Sacramento. Here are two things to know about the Legislative Forum part of...

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Register by this Friday for CNPA Capital Conference

Regular registration closes this Friday for the CNPA Capital Conference. Registration is per person and includes all food and beverage for the Legislative Forum and Reception on Tuesday, Feb. 5 as well as the Industry Summit on Wednesday, Feb. 6 Register now All events, except...

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Los Feliz Ledger is CNPA applicant

Los Feliz Ledger has applied for membership in CNPA. Allison B. Cohen is publisher of the monthly Ledger, which was founded in 2005 and is called “A Great Big, Small-Town Newspaper.” Los Feliz is a neighborhood that borders Griffith Park in Los Angeles. Until confirmation...

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Kaweah Commonwealth is CNPA applicant

The Kaweah Commonwealth has applied for membership in CNPA. John Elliott is publisher of the weekly Commonwealth, which was founded in 2000 and covers Three Rivers in eastern Tulare County, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, and the communities of Woodlake and Lemon Cove. It...

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7 newsrooms to get reporting support

Among the CNPA-member organizations securing Report for America support for 2019 are CALmatters, The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, The Fresno Bee, The Mercury News, The Modesto Bee, The Sacramento Bee and The Sun-Gazette in Exeter. Their newsrooms identified a specific reporting gap in their...

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