Journalism has served us well for 350 years; don’t give up on it now

By Adam Witty of Charleston, S.C., Letter to The State As a book publisher, I was disheartened to read that The New York Daily News was slashing its newsroom staff in half. More alarming is that, according to Pew Research Center, 36 percent of the country’s largest newspapers have experienced layoffs since January 2017. I assumed that readers were just […]

Chrome beginning to show ‘not secure’ message on sites without SSL

Google’s Chrome web browser, with an estimated billion users, is beginning to show a “Not Secure” warning to visitors of websites without Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates. This new policy could affect thousands of other small to medium-sized businesses, including newspapers. There’s nothing like a red “Not Secure” warning in a web address bar to scare away a customer and […]