NNA’s 134th convention will (virtually) go on as scheduled

The 134th annual National Newspaper Association is going forward October 1-3 but just in a different way. Like many meetings and conventions have done since mid-March, virtual is the keyword for how the NNA convention will operate in 2020. NNA’s 134th Annual Convention and Trade Show will address pressing business objectives of community newspaper owners, publishers and senior staff with […]

Free micro-course by RJI Fellow: Learn to write news for mobile audiences in five-minute lessons

By Linda Austin, Reynolds Journalism Institute Linda Austin is the project director of the Associated Press Media Editors’ NewsTrain and an RJI Fellow. She was vice president and editor of the Lexington Herald-Leader from 2007 to 2009. A free mobile-microlearning course — The 5 C’s of Writing News for Mobile Audiences — has launched on a mobile learning app, EdApp. […]

USPS’ Expedited to Street/Afternoon Sortation (ESAS) threatens newspaper delivery delays

By Tonda Rush, National Newspaper Association Tonda Rush is the director of public policy and serves as general counsel to the National Newspaper Association. Email her at tonda@nna.org. A new U.S. Postal Service experiment called Expedited to Street/Afternoon Sortation (ESAS) came to light in mid-July to threaten delays in newspaper delivery. NNA President Matt Adelman, publisher of the Douglas (Wyoming) Budget, sent […]

Promote Pulse Research survey so you can get some good marketing information for your paper

From Pulse Research for KPA Member Newspapers Pulse is launching a new survey to help determine the impact of Covid-19 on local shopping intentions. How we shop has changed and this is having a major impact on local businesses and the economy. We hope the survey results will help address some of the business uncertainty. Giving local businesses, newspapers, and […]

Ten ways to mess up an online presentation

By John Foust, Advertising Trainer These days, ad professionals are conducting more digital presentations than ever before. While there are some similarities with in-person meetings, there are some significant differences. Let’s take a quick look at ten of the biggest mistakes in online presentations: Problems with technology. “Can you hear me now?” is more than a line from an old television […]


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