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Next week, we observe the 77th anniversary of National Newspaper Week: Oct. 1-7. The annual observance celebrates and emphasizes the impact of newspapers to communities large and small all over. Materials for NNW are available for download now at NationalNewspaperWeek.com. This year’s theme is “Real...Read More
By Thomas W. Newton A lot of words have been published, posted and uttered recently about fake news and real news and whether Americans have the tools necessary to differentiate between the two. This year’s theme for National Newspaper Week — “Real Newspapers … Real...Read More
“Dodging the Memory Hole 2017: Saving Online News” is set for Nov. 15-16 at the Internet Archive in San Francisco. Speakers, panelists and attendees will explore solutions to the most urgent threat to cultural memory today: the loss of online news content. The forum, funded...Read More
The First Amendment Coalition is soliciting nominees for the FAC Free Speech & Open Government Award, given each year for performance of exemplary work in the arena of open government. Qualifications for the award are outstanding accomplishment, service or other contributions to “the people’s right...Read More
Author Janie Lancaster has created a low-cost, educational project of historical significance for the deaf community (an under-served population) and deaf children who attend your school systems with limited communication in sign language. Lancaster’s nine-installment serial is based on a true story with lesson plans,...Read More