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Governor’s statewide stay at home order exempts newsgatherers

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s unprecedented Executive Order N-33-20, issued on March 19, which requires all individuals living in California to stay at home includes an exception for certain types of businesses “as needed to maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure sectors.” The 16...

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Local news is the community link that continues every day and every week, even if its ink-on-paper routine is disrupted. The COVID-19 environment and Californians’ function within it is a fluid situation, but local publishers are reacting in real time to continue the vital connection...

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Free webinar on promotions

With COVID-19 forcing a majority of your audience to stay home, continuing to keep them engaged is key. During this America’s Newspapers webinar, Julie Foley and Liz Crider Huff, directors of affiliate success with Second Street, will discuss which promotions to run to keep your...

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Operations roundtable this Friday

The Great Western Audience Alliance hosts its third “Business Continuity Planning for COVID-19” roundtable from 11 a.m. to Noon PDT this Friday, March 27. The roundtable will discuss Audience, Distribution Operations, Single Copy, Paywall best practices and more. The open discussion will be moderated by...

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Consider: Pulse Shopping Survey

“More than ever, your local businesses look to their community newspaper and ad reps for support and information about consumer shopping intentions,” reads a one-sheet regarding the Pulse COVID-19 Shopping Survey. “Many people are sheltering in place and potentially have more time to do a...

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