Talented journalists coming to Louisville Storytellers Project

From Courier Journal: At Louisville Storytellers Project, we bring light to extraordinary stories from neighbors and notables. On Feb. 13, we’re turning the tables on our journalists. Reporters, anchors and photojournalists will take to the stage and tell us their Stories about Stories. They’ll share tales about the sources that changes their lives. Here’s the lineup for the event: Caitlin McGlade, […]

NNA Summit offers chance to fight back on increased newsprint costs

The impact on printing costs is already being felt from the new duties on Canadian newsprint, which are being collected at the border NOW. Printers are hearing from paper producers that newsprint prices WILL go up because of the duties. But this is just the first round. In early March, another new tariff could be announced, and by the end […]

Want your newsroom to transform faster? Bring some college students in for a week

By Kristen Hare, Reporter, The Poynter Institute For the final week of their winter break, five students from the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism spent one week at rural newspapers around the state. They brought with them lessons on how to build strategies for social media and how to amplify work in a way that doesn’t add more work. And, in the […]

Princeton U. offering journalism program to low-income high school juniors; has invited Kentucky applications

I received the email below from Vayne Ong at Princeton University who asked me to pass this along. If you know of eligible high school juniors, please let them know. I’m emailing on behalf of the Princeton Summer Journalism Program, an all-expenses-paid journalism and college preparation program held at Princeton for high school juniors from low-income backgrounds. Students learn reporting skills […]

California Congressman introduces Journalist Protection Act

From Editor and Publisher Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), a member of the House Intelligence and Judiciary committees, on Monday introduced the Journalist Protection Act to make a federal crime of certain attacks on those reporting the news. During his campaign and since taking office, President Trump has created a climate of extreme hostility to the press by describing mainstream media outlets as […]