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Media literacy bill rallies support in Assembly

Legislation that would spur the creation of school curriculum to promote critical thinking about the information students consume, was passed out of the Education Committee this week on a 6-0 vote. SB 135 by Sen. Bill Dodd (D-Sonoma) was one of three bills that were...

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Southern California News Group rebrands Hispanic products

Southern California News Group recently repositioned its Hispanic news products under the Excélsior umbrella, the Orange County Register reports. Impacto USA in the Los Angeles area and La Prensa in the Inland Empire both will carry the Excélsior branding, and the content for all soon...

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Jeanie Johnson to publisher in Watsonville

Jeanie Johnson is now publisher of News Media Corp.’s Register-Pajaronian in Watsonville, the newspaper reports. She had been general manager of the company’s South Valley Newspapers in the King City area. Johnson’s career has covered classified advertising, advertising sales and general management at companies including...

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The Los Altos Town Crier, a weekly 16,500 circ. newspaper, is seeking a full-time reporter. Prior reporting experience for a print or online publication is desired. Qualified applicants should have a degree in journalism and a good knowledge of AP style. Experience/expertise in Adobe InDesign...

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Body-camera bill in committee next week

After several years of opposing anti-access body-camera policies, CNPA is sponsoring transparency legislation to require the release of video and audio recordings including body-camera footage. AB 748, by Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), would amend the California Public Records Act to mandate the disclosure of...

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CPRA penalty bill would fine bad actor agencies

Against significant opposition and skepticism in the Legislature, CNPA continues its charge to support a bill that creates a civil fine for bad actor agencies that fail to comply with the California Public Records Act. Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Alameda) introduced AB 1479 after one of...

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Advertising Sales Manager

TBC Media, the leading source for local news and information in Bakersfield, California, is seeking a dynamic forward thinking candidate with a proven track record of sales success to lead our small but energetic team. The successful candidate will understand the multicultural marketplace, be results-driven...

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Outside Sales Account Executive

Our Advertising Division has an opening for an experienced and strategic Outside Sales Account Executive. An Outside Sales Account Executive will market and sell the benefits of advertising in The Bakersfield Californian and all other products in which The Californian has an involvement in a...

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Digital Marketing Supervisor

TBC Media is expanding our digital marketing portfolio with the launch of TBC Media Solutions Digital Agency. Our new agency will provide a full suite of Digital Solutions, including responsive web design, SEO, mobile, social media, video, email marketing and variety of online Marketing options,...

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