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Business Continuity: The Great Western Audience Alliance hosted “The COVID 19 Business Continuity Planning Roundtable: Part One” on Friday, March 13. It offered insights about the impacts of COVID-19 on Distribution Operations, Single Copy, Home Delivery, Sales and Acquisition, Paywall best practices and more. Use...Read More
Lee Enterprises has sold the Santa Maria Times, The Lompoc Record, Santa Ynez Valley News and The Sentinel in Hanford to Santa Maria News Media Inc., the Santa Maria Times reports. Santa Maria News Media Inc. is a newly formed company led by a group...Read More
Sunshine Week 2020 continues through Saturday. A USA Today op-ed by Ken Paulsen, titled “More government secrets just when we need transparency to detect fake news,” is available for republication by CNPA Members. (Click to download) This annual nationwide celebration of access to public information...Read More
Due to coronavirus concerns, planners for NewsTrain, March 27-28 at Fresno State, will aim for a rescheduled event next spring. The NewsTrain workshop is for reporters, editors and other journalists from print, digital and broadcast newsrooms of all sizes, as well as journalism educators and...Read More
Robin Epley is now editor of MediaNews Group’s Fort Bragg Advocate-News and Mendocino Beacon. The Chico State alum had been a reporter at the Chico Enterprise-Record and is a former CNPA staffer. Also, K.C. Meadows, editor at the Ukiah Daily Journal and Willits News, became...Read More