Peter Wagner: Some newspapers need a lot more ‘news’ 

Not all newspapers are dead and the printed newspaper business is not doomed. However, many editors and publishers, hearing the “sky is falling”, have hurt the industry by cutting content, news hole and subscriber value. Instead, they should have increased interest with more local content. Newspapers remain the one necessary media in their community. Newspapers provide the important, uniquely exclusive […]

Your articles, editorials, ideas, help needed for Sunshine Week

Editorial writers, columnists: Do you want to stimulate the public’s interest in open government? If so, ASNE hopes you’ll contribute an opinion piece for Sunshine Week, March 11-17. The special content will be made available for use that week by participating organizations to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. To submit a cartoon […]

NIE Week set for March 5 – 9

The Kentucky Press Association joins with the American Press Institute each year to encourage the use of local newspapers daily in school. Newspapers In Education Week 2018 will be celebrated March 5-9. Newspapers In Education Week is an opportunity to begin introducing teachers, students and parents to the value their local newspaper in teaching. In some communities, newspapers donate classroom […]

UNC Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative is soliciting applications for second cohort

The program’s purpose is to help news organizations understand the “table stakes” required to survive the digital transformation and to help them identify and realize critically important performance challenges based on specific gaps and opportunities they face. (The term “table stakes” comes from the strategy-as-poker metaphor “what is required to even be in the game” as opposed to differentiators or […]

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