Rural journalists encouraged to apply for this major ethics award!

The Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is accepting applications for the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics until Jan. 15, 2019. “Now in its ninth year, the Shadid Award recognizes ethical decisions in reporting stories in any medium, including print, broadcast and digital, by journalists working for established news organizations or publishing individually,” the center says. “The award […]

NNA engages new management team

The National Newspaper Association, an organization of 2,400 members representing community newspapers across the United States, has engaged Lynne Lance Association Management (LLAM) to operate its headquarters after Jan. 1, 2019. Lance previously served as NNA’s chief operating officer during its management by Illinois Press Association. NNA’s management relationship with IPA ends December 31. “NNA has benefitted from the solid […]

Newspaper’s idea benefits advertisers, teachers, students, parents

By Jane Nicholes, SNPA Correspondent Reprinted with permission from the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association Bulletin When elementary school children in Wilson, N.C., go home with communications folders for their parents, so do ads from The Wilson Times. “Our advertisers love it, because it’s not very often that we can give them an opportunity for something that will last so long. […]

California newspapers show resiliency through wildfires devastating the state

Newspapers are resilient. It matters not what the situation, what the weather or what else it might be, newspapers are going to focus on doing job one and that’s to get the news to the people. Perhaps it’s not always in printed form but they have other resources to use — websites, Facebook, other forms of social media. With the […]

Reporters Committee: White House must reinstate credentials for CNN’s Jim Acosta

From the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press In response to news that the White House revoked credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, the Reporters Committee made the following statement: “The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, the nation’s premier defender of the legal rights of journalists, joins the White House Correspondents’ Association in vehemently objecting to the […]