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Circulation conference June 21-23 in Las Vegas

Posted on 4/26/2017
The 2017 CWCMA/NICE Annual Conference is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, June 21 with a board meeting and welcome cocktail reception.

Pulitzer to East Bay Times for fire coverage

Posted on 4/11/2017
The staff of Bay Area News Group’s East Bay Times has won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting for its coverage of the December 2016 Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland, the newspaper reports.

Barstow paper goes weekly

Posted on 4/11/2017
The Desert Dispatch in Barstow will become a weekly beginning Tuesday, April 18, Publisher Amy Pack said.

Equipment-grants deadline next week

Posted on 4/11/2017
The California Press Foundation in May will award Campus Newspaper Equipment grants for California campus newspapers to upgrade their production equipment.

Los Angeles Downtown News sold

Posted on 4/7/2017
Sue Laris has sold the Los Angeles Downtown News to Pasadena-based Southland Publishing, whose properties include Ventura County Weekly, Pasadena Weekly and the Argonaut.

Nominate a First Amendment hero

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

Editor Neil Chase relates news to revenue

Posted on 4/4/2017
Neil Chase, executive editor at the Bay Area News Group, led a session on the business of news and audience development March 31 at the College Business and Advertising Managers convention in Fort Worth, Texas.

Judy House is Educator of the Year

Posted on 4/4/2017
The California Journalism & Media Affiliates presented the 2017 Journalism Educator of the Year Award — 2-Year Division, to Judy House, journalism professor and adviser to The Campus at College of the Sequoias in Visalia.

Bay Area News Group’s fire coverage wins ASNE award

Posted on 4/4/2017
The East Bay Times’ coverage of the December 2016 Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland captured the Breaking News Writing Award in the American Society of News Editors’ 2017 contest.

Reach out with equipment offer

Posted on 3/28/2017
The California Press Foundation in May 2017 will award Campus Newspaper Equipment grants for California campus newspapers to upgrade their production equipment.

For salary data later, join NICS today

Posted on 3/28/2017
When you participate in the Inland Press Association’s Newspaper Industry Compensation Survey (NICS), you’re able to access results that provide reliable, up-to-date salary, benefits and incentives information.

Equipment-grant deadline in one month

Posted on 3/21/2017
The California Press Foundation in May 2017 will award Campus Newspaper Equipment grants for California campus newspapers to upgrade their production equipment.

Free stuff: Journalism & Tech talk

Posted on 3/15/2017
Join Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism on March 29 in San Francisco for an evening discussion on Journalism and Silicon Valley: The Balance of Power, examining the rapidly evolving relationship between journalism and technology.

Olympian effort at the Capitol

Posted on 3/15/2017
The Olympian at Castro Valley High School, a longtime CNPA Campus Member, is a regular participant in CNPA Governmental Affairs Day.

Paul Bittick is Educator of the Year

Posted on 3/8/2017
The California Journalism & Media Affiliates presented the 2017 Journalism Educator of the Year Award — 4-Year Division, to Paul Bittick, general manager for Mustang News at Cal Poly/San Luis Obispo.

Southern California News Group ad campaign counters ‘fake news’

Posted on 3/8/2017
Southern California News Group in February launched a house-ad campaign that emphasizes the value of sourced, professional news gathering.

Enablers of the enemy

Posted on 3/8/2017
Newspapers and media are the “enemy of the people,” according to the president.

Sunshine Week starts this Sunday

Posted on 3/8/2017
Sunshine Week, March 12-18, is a good time to remind readers about freedom of information, open government and civic awareness.

Reminder: New law on restroom signage

Posted on 2/28/2017
Legislation signed into law in 2016 requires restroom signage changes in certain circumstances starting March 1.

San Joaquin Valley journalism honored

Posted on 2/28/2017
CNPA-member newspapers that captured this year’s George F. Gruner Prizes for Meritorious Public Service in journalism are The Fresno Bee, Tulare Advance-Register and Los Banos Enterprise.

Sunshine Week is March 12-18

Posted on 2/28/2017
Sunshine Week, March 12-18, is a good time to remind readers about freedom of information, open government and civic awareness.

Sunshine Week is March 12-18

Posted on 2/22/2017
Sunshine Week, March 12-18, is a good time to remind readers about freedom of information, open government and civic awareness.

SPJ-NorCal announces Madison Awards

Posted on 2/14/2017
Among the recipients of this year’s James Madison Freedom of Information Awards, given by the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists Freedom of Information Committee, are The Sacramento Bee, North Coast Journal in Arcata and East Bay

Research for salary data later, join NICS today

Posted on 1/31/2017
When you participate in the Inland Press Association’s Newspaper Industry Compensation Survey (NICS), you’re able to access results that provide reliable, up-to-date salary, benefits and incentives information.

Circulation legal seminar Feb. 10 in Pasadena

Posted on 1/24/2017
The Cal Western Circulation Managers Association will hold its 37th annual Legal Seminar on Friday, Feb. 10 at the Hilton Pasadena.

Contest honors public-notice articles

Posted on 1/24/2017
The entry deadline is next Friday, Jan 27, for the Public Notice Journalism Prize, sponsored by the Public Notice Resource Center.

Benchmark your company’s metrics

Posted on 1/24/2017
In its third year, Publisher Benchmarks has proven a worthy successor to Inland’s National Cost & Revenue Study as the newspaper industry gold standard in performance benchmarking.

In February, take the First Amendment to school

Posted on 1/19/2017
During the first week of February, I encourage every member of CNPA and the California Press Foundation to visit a nearby high school to speak to the American Government classes about the First Amendment and the role of a free press in our democratic

Media law workshop Friday in Los Angeles

Posted on 1/18/2017
Experienced lawyers will lead sessions on libel and privacy, news-gathering, source protection, copyright, FOIA and entertainment law in a daylong workshop and panel discussion this Friday, Jan. 20, hosted by the Media Law Resource Center.

Contest honors public-notice articles

Posted on 1/18/2017
The entry deadline is next Friday, Jan 27, for the Public Notice Journalism Prize, sponsored by the Public Notice Resource Center.

Media-law workshop Jan. 20 in Los Angeles

Posted on 1/3/2017
Experienced lawyers will lead sessions on libel and privacy, news-gathering, source protection, copyright, FOIA and entertainment law in a daylong workshop and panel discussion Jan. 20 hosted by the Media Law Resource Center.

Contest honors public-notice articles

Posted on 1/3/2017
Has your staff produced excellent content that draws reader attention to public notices?