Deborah Givens retires after 14 years as chairperson of EKU’s Department of Communications

Through the years memories for Dr. Deborah Givens                                 By Zachery Combest, The Eastern Progress When Department of Communication chair Deborah Givens started at Eastern Kentucky University in 2006, after a long career in the newspaper industry, she found herself building a department and facilities […]

Educate your readers and contact your Congressional representatives!

By Dean Ridings, CEO, America’s Newspapers, dridings@newspapers.org H.R. 7640 – Read the text of the bill Key Talking Points Download editorials and editorial cartoon for reprint Dear Newspaper Colleagues, As you probably know by now, the Local Journalism Sustainability Act (HR 7640) was filed in the House of Representatives, and as an industry we now have a solution to reference […]

The Relevant Point: Fight Fear And Negativity With Positive Points — And, Oh Yes, Facts

By Tom Silvestri, Executive Director, Newspaper Association Managers (NAM) Relevance Project Newspapers need more relevant facts. The battle for eyeballs and ad dollars is won by the media team that makes the best case. In spirit, The Relevance Project maintains newspapers win hands down. When it comes to local news and advertising, we’re the best, most trusted medium. And we’ve […]

Webinar: Best Practices for Public Notice (2020)

Aug 14, 2020 – 2 – 3 p.m. Eastern/1 – 2 p.m. Central  Cost 35.00 Register In This Webinar… Public notices have an historically important role of informing the public. They’ve also become the most important single source of classified revenue for many newspapers. But there’s no category of revenue that faces greater threats as newspapers fight literally dozens of legislative […]

Webinar: Reporting trends through technology

Aug 13, 2020 2 – 3 p.m. Eastern/1 – 2 p.m. Central Cost 35.00 Register In this webinar: Journalists are battling bots, fact-checking deep fakes, streaming video and looking for ways to manage it all. In this session, we’ll explore technology and trends that will affect the way you report the news. About the presenter:  Val Hoeppner is a digital journalist, […]


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