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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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How to understand different reader types and drive each type to subscribe

A study released by the American Press Institute surveyed more than 4,000 subscribers at 90 newspapers, and results suggest there are nine different types of readers.For readers in the topic hunters …

Nexstar to buy Tribune Media for $4.1 billion

With the acquisition of Tribune Media, Nexstar Media Group will be the largest owner of local TV stations in the U.S. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019. This is one of the …

Global collaboration is a success story for journalism, whatever its impact

More than 59 news outlets and 250 reporters with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released one of its biggest breakout stories yet: an uncovering of the problems in the …

International coalition to protect press freedoms could have unintended consequences

Media unions and publishers are trying to strengthen international protection for reporters, especially since an increase in reporter deaths has shaken the industry. The valiant cause might have …

Members on the move

New publisher announced for The High Point Enterprise; McClure appointed Director of Advertising Sales at Goldsboro News-Argus

Nancy Baker will assume the role of publisher at The High Point Enterprise following Rick Bean’s retirement in January. Baker, a 24-year veteran of the newspaper industry, has been with The …

Post editor Elizabeth Cook will retire at end of 2018

This will be Elizabeth Cook's final year as editor of the Salisbury Post. She has been an editor for 25 years.  Cook, 62, looks forward to spending more time with family after she …

Chatham News, Chatham Record to be acquired by community-based media group

SILER CITY – Mary Little Resch, the publisher and editor of The Chatham News and The Chatham Record, has announced the sale of the newspapers to Chatham Media Group LLC, a partnership consisting of …

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 …

NCPA news

Durwood Glandys Canaday, 67

Durwood Glandys Canaday, age 67, died Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral Service will be 6:00 PM Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Rose & Graham Funeral …

Ed Harper, 71. June 1947-November 2018.

Newspaper families are the backbone of the Fourth Estate. They are the soul of press associations. There are many great newspaper families in North Carolina, some go above and beyond to support their …

Ayers to succeed Raney as Herald publisher

Herald Circulation Director Jeff Ayers has been promoted to publisher to replace Rachael Raney who is moving on to a position in Georgia. Raney served as The Herald's publisher/advertising director …

FIRST FOR A REASON Info & Ideas About the First Amendment & Media Law

  Some of you have been following ongoing federal court litigation related to North Carolina hog farms.  All of you, however, should take note of an opinion handed down today by the …

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