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Two public-records workshops set for May 20 at CNPA Press Summit

Posted on 4/26/2017
Saturday morning at the CNPA Press Summit in Santa Monica offers two media-law workshops regarding delays in public-records requests and how to access the emails of public officials.

Cold Beer & Hot Ideas on May 18

Posted on 4/18/2017
An invitation from Dean Eckenroth: Need revenue? Want more profit? Looking for a profit center?

Members to vote on name change

Posted on 4/18/2017
Pursuant to Article XIV of the CNPA Bylaws, you are hereby notified that members will vote on a proposal to change the name of the California Newspaper Publishers Association to the California News Publishers Association by amending the bylaws at CNP

Summit prices go up after Monday

Posted on 4/11/2017
Monday, April 17 is the early bird registration deadline for the CNPA Press Summit, coming up May 18-20 in Santa Monica.

BNC winner notifications sent

Posted on 4/11/2017
Check your email! Notifications have been sent to publishers, editors, ad directors and campus advisers at publications that have placed first or second in this year’s CNPA Better Newspapers Contest.

Nominate a First Amendment hero

Posted on 4/11/2017
CNPA is seeking nominees for its 2017 Freedom of Information Award, to be given at the CNPA Press Summit in Santa Monica.

Use house ads to promote public notices

Posted on 4/11/2017
The News Media Alliance (formerly NAA) offers several house ads, like this one, to promote public-notice advertising in newspapers.

Local, digital-only news publishing spotlighted at Summit

Posted on 4/4/2017
Friday morning delegates at the CNPA Summit can gain insight into the challenges behind digital-news publishing.

CNPA contest winners tabulated

Posted on 4/4/2017
Notifications of Better Newspapers Contest winners (first and second place) will be emailed to publishers, editors and contest registrants this week. Look for the subject line “BNC winner notification” in the email.

Gain generational insight at Summit

Posted on 3/28/2017
Thursday morning attendees at the CNPA Summit this May can learn about “Figuring Out Millennials: What They Want from Work and How to Motivate Them.”

Use house ads to promote public notices

Posted on 3/28/2017
The News Media Alliance (formerly NAA) offers several house ads, like this one, to promote public-notice advertising in newspapers.

Nominate a First Amendment hero CNPA-Logo-For-Surveys

Posted on 3/28/2017
CNPA is seeking nominees for its 2017 Freedom of Information Award, to be given at the CNPA Press Summit in Santa Monica.

Committee selects Board nominees

Posted on 3/21/2017
In accordance with Article VI, Section 4. of the CNPA Bylaws, the following report of the Nominating Committee, headed by 2016/17 Immediate Past-President Dean Eckenroth, is submitted to all Active Members of the Association.

Summit session covers successful business evolution

Posted on 3/21/2017
CNPA members on Day One of the 2017 CNPA Summit can learn from a university specialist in the future of journalism.

Hendricks, Panetta, Cantil-Sakauye on Summit program

Posted on 3/8/2017
Registration opens this week for the 2017 CNPA Press Summit, coming up May 17-20 at the Loews Beach Hotel in Santa Monica.

Staff reduction at CNPA

Posted on 2/28/2017
Following a budgetary decision reached after consultation with the CNPA and CNPA Services, Inc. boards of directors, Executive Director Tom Newton announced that four CNPA advertising staff members have left the company.

We do make a great audience...

Posted on 2/22/2017
Newspaper owners, publishers and editors — of the executive, city and opinion stripe — all gave up at least a morning to join the audience that awaited the legislative leadership at last week’s CNPA Governmental Affairs Day.

Two new members approved

Posted on 2/22/2017
The CNPA Board of Directors at its Feb. 16 meeting approved two applications for membership.

Ad Contest deadline is Friday

Posted on 2/22/2017
The deadline for this year’s Advertising Excellence Contest is this Friday, Feb. 24.

Attorney General to keynote 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day

Posted on 2/14/2017
Attorney Gen. Xavier Becerra will be the keynote speaker Wednesday at the 20th annual Government Affairs Day in Sacramento Convention Center. Registration closed Monday evening.

CNPA office closed Feb. 20

Posted on 2/14/2017
The CNPA office will be closed next Monday, Feb. 20 in observance of Presidents Day.

Ad Contest deadline now Feb. 24

Posted on 2/14/2017
The deadline for this year’s Advertising Excellence Contest has been extended to Friday, Feb. 24.

Last call for Governmental Affairs Day

Posted on 2/7/2017
Support CNPA’s efforts to advance and protect newspaper interests by attending CNPA’s 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Don’t miss the chance to meet and interact with California’s legisla

Use house ads to promote public notices

Posted on 2/7/2017
The News Media Alliance (formerly NAA) offers several house ads, like this one, to promote public-notice advertising in newspapers.

Ad Contest deadline now Feb. 24

Posted on 2/7/2017
The deadline for this year’s Advertising Excellence Contest has been extended to Friday, Feb. 24.

Cal Press offers campus equipment grants

Posted on 2/7/2017
The California Press Foundation in May 2017 will award Campus Newspaper Equipment grants for California campus newspapers to upgrade their production equipment.

Ad Contest deadline now Feb. 24

Posted on 2/6/2017
The deadline for this year’s Advertising Excellence Contest has been extended to Friday, Feb. 24.

Ad Contest deadline now Feb. 24

Posted on 2/6/2017

Ad Contest deadline now Feb. 24

Posted on 2/6/2017
The deadline for this year’s Advertising Excellence Contest has been extended to Friday, Feb. 24.

Register today for 20th Annual CNPA Governmental Affairs Day

Posted on 1/31/2017
Support CNPA’s efforts to advance and protect newspaper interests by attending CNPA’s 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Use house ads to promote public notices

Posted on 1/31/2017
The News Media Alliance (formerly NAA) offers several house ads, like this one, to promote public-notice advertising in newspapers.

Outreach Take the First Amendment to school

Posted on 1/31/2017
Recently, we shared a CNPA Thursday Tipsheet in which scholastic journalism mentor Steve O’Donoghue encouraged newspaper people to make an appointment to visit a local high school’s American Government class. The main talking point: the First Amendme

Governmental Affairs Day needs you

Posted on 1/24/2017
Support CNPA’s Government Affairs’ efforts to advance and protect newspaper interests by attending CNPA’s 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Reception today for cartoon exhibit

Posted on 1/24/2017
California State Librarian Greg Lucas invites CNPA members to a special reception for the exhibit “Afflicting the Comfortable: California’s Editorial Cartoonists” from 4 to 6 p.m. today, Jan. 24.

Chino weeklies sold

Posted on 1/24/2017
Will Fleet (2005 CNPA president) and Ralph Alldredge (2011 CNPA president) have purchased the Chino Champion and Chino Hills Champion from Champion Publications, owned primarily by Allen McCombs (1982 CNPA president). The change in ownership will be

Public-notice webinar is Wednesday

Posted on 1/24/2017
The newspaper industry has had a lot of success protecting public notice in the state legislatures, but collectively we’re on the defensive.

Join us at Governmental Affairs Day

Posted on 1/18/2017
Make plans to attend CNPA’s 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Don’t miss the chance to meet and interact with California’s legislators and legislative leaders.

Public-notice webinar is Jan. 25

Posted on 1/18/2017
The newspaper industry has had a lot of success protecting public notice in the state legislatures, but collectively we’re on the defensive.

Use house ads to promote public notice

Posted on 1/18/2017
The News Media Alliance (formerly NAA) offers several house ads, like this one, to promote public-notice advertising in newspapers.

Advertising Excellence Contest deadline now Feb. 24

Posted on 1/18/2017
The deadline for this year’s Advertising Excellence Contest has been extended to Friday, Feb. 24.

Reception Jan. 24 for cartoon exhibit

Posted on 1/18/2017
California State Librarian Greg Lucas invites CNPA members to a special reception for the exhibit “Afflicting the Comfortable: California’s Editorial Cartoonists” from 4 to 6 p.m. next Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Email’s a blast ... and a money-maker

Posted on 1/18/2017
You may be overlooking a potential local profit center: email blasts.

Circulation legal seminar Feb. 10 in Pasadena

Posted on 1/18/2017
The Cal Western Circulation Managers Association will hold its 37th annual Legal Seminar on Friday, Feb. 10 at the Hilton Pasadena.

Contest deadline is this Monday

Posted on 1/10/2017
The deadline for the annual Better Newspapers Contest and Campus Excellence in Journalism Contest is midnight this Monday, Jan. 16.

Use house ads to promote public notice

Posted on 1/10/2017
The News Media Alliance (formerly NAA) offers several house ads, like this one, to promote public-notice advertising in newspapers.

Reception Jan. 24 for cartoon exhibit

Posted on 1/10/2017
California State Librarian Greg Lucas invites CNPA members to a special reception for the exhibit “Afflicting the Comfortable: California’s Editorial Cartoonists” from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Governmental Affairs Day program shaping up

Posted on 1/10/2017
Make plans to attend CNPA’s 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Don’t miss the chance to meet and interact with California’s legislators and legislative leaders.

Governmental Affairs Day is nearing

Posted on 1/3/2017
Make plans to attend CNPA’s 20th Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Don’t miss the chance to meet and interact with California’s legislators and legislative leaders.

Quick review: New laws in effect

Posted on 1/3/2017
The CNPA Governmental Affairs staff, who work to support or defeat legislation that helps or hurts your business, asks you to be aware of a dozen new laws that took effect this week.

Contest deadline in 13 days

Posted on 1/3/2017
The deadline to enter CNPA’s Better Newspapers Contest, Advertising Excellence Contest and Campus Excellence in Journalism Contest is midnight on Monday, Jan. 16.