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November
Open Government, Open Meetings and Public Records, November 1. Now is your chance to get a basic education on government transparency and to ask a lawyer questions about whatever is on your mind. NCPA General Counsel Amanda Martin will lead a workshop and discussion of open government.
March
NCPA Annual Convention , March 20 - 22, 2019. Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley March 20-22, 2019 Convention schedule Wednesday NCPA/S Board of Directors meeting Supreme Court Dinner Thursday Legislative Breakfast Ad awards lunch Two editorial sessions and two revenue sessions Awards reception Awards banquet Friday Annual business meeting w/ keynote Meetings of communities and dailies
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Industry News & Moves

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Industry news

New Report: The Expanding News Desert

Since you are interested in the state of the news media in this country, I wanted to let you know about our 2018 report, The Expanding News Desert, being released today, and the …

The next big wave of publisher traffic

Facebook and Twitter are declining as news and media referral sources on mobile, according to a report from traffic analytics company Chartbeat, which finds that users are increasingly using search …

Local Independent Online News Publishers gets $100,000 grant from Facebook

The grant that LION received will help journalists transition to running an online news outlet and other outlets that are filling gaps made by the decline of local print …

How news organizations can guide through the "information jungle"

Researchers have found that readers think they have too much information when they go to the news. They need to sift through the information to find the content that is most interesting. On the other …

Members on the move

SNAP leader will leave; company hires new publisher

After more than 11 years of leading The Stanly News & Press, Sandy Selvy-Mullis has elected to resign her post as publisher.Company Names New PublisherA new publisher for The SNAP was named on …

Bean to retire as President of PMG's North Carolina division

PADUCAH, Ky. – Rick Bean has announced his intention to retire as President of the North Carolina/Georgia/Tennessee division of Paxton Media Group and Publisher of the High Point Enterprise at year …

News & Record makes management change

Daniel Finnegan, the executive editor and publisher of the News & Record, left his position on Tuesday as part of a management restructuring. Alton Brown, regional vice-president for BH Media …

Taking the reins

Champion Media has hired Alan Wooten to take on the responsibility of being the Bladen Journal's new general manager and editor. With years of journalism experience all throughout North Carolina, …

NCPA news

NCPA Annual Convention

Details and agenda to follow. Contact NCPA with questions. Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley March 20-22, 2019 Convention schedule (Mar 20-22) Wednesday NCPA/S Board of Directors …

NC RIGHT TO KNOW "STARS" IN 2018 ELECTION

A few, brave state lawmakers consistently support a cause that doesn't typically make headlines -- protecting the public's right to know in the NC General Assembly. These lawmakers deserve at least …

FOUR STATEWIDE JUDGESHIPS ON BALLOT

While this election cycle for seats on NC's statewide appellate courts is comparatively calm with only one NC Supreme Court seat on the ballot, there are three NC Court of Appeals judgeships that …

'It's what we do': Robesonian delivers news even while flooded

When Hurricane Matthew slammed into North Carolina in 2016, the seasoned editor at The Robesonian in Lumberton, North Carolina, grabbed what he could and headed to Charlotte, hunkered down and rode …

What NCPA does for you

Advocacy to protect your rights
We fight for the things that matter most to you and your community, including First Amendment freedoms, the defense of open government and the public’s right to know.
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We connect you to legal assistance, the NCPA Federal Credit Union, a Job Bank, training, industry information and resources, advertising placements and more.
Awards to recognize your work
Our News, Editorial and Photojournalism Contest and Best Ad Contest are among the largest in the country and publicly recognize the best work done in our state.
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