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NCPA members convened in record numbers February 21-23 in Raleigh, NC. Starting with a packed room for the annual legislative breakfast to an evening awards banquet with over 400 attendees the 144th … more
Check out what's happening at the NCPA Federal Credit Union this month.  Our loan rates might surprise you...   more
Jared told me about a technique his sales team uses. “I learned it in a seminar years ago, and I’ve seen it used in different industries. It’s based on presenting both sides of the … more
Following Winter Institute, a review of contest categories and results showed several categories had not been awarded at the banquet. Our review showed that the judging assignments had not been … more
Please contact your senate delegation to oppose this bill as amended. Key Points: - HB 205 as amended by in the Senate Commerce Committee would for the first time require NC newspaper … more
The Wilson Times will open its doors at 126 Nash St. W to the public for the first time this morning.After closing its 2001 Downing St. SW location Friday, the 121-year-old newspaper has returned to … more
A state lawmaker’s personal grudge against the newspaper industry could end up hurting workers and delaying delivery for early risers. Sen. Trudy Wade, R-Guilford, filed a March 28 bill that … more
Do you make New Year’s resolutions? I usually do. Sometimes they are elaborate, with different resolutions for different areas of my life – work, home, fitness. … more
School’s out! I am fresh off teaching media law at the UNC School of Media and Journalism over the 2017-2018 academic year. I loved it and loved my students! I am happy, though, to now have time to … more
The North Carolina Press Association will continue to fight to ensure access to public notices for all citizens, not just those with a computer and Internet connection. The statistics clearly show … more
A reader emailed to mention that I’d recently written a column listing New Century Schoolbook (among others) as a typeface to toss, but that I hadn’t suggested a text face that might be … more
When you peel back the layers of advertising philosophy and technique, it all comes down to one thing: Motivation. People buy things because they are motivated. And the most effective ads are … more
Newspaper legal notices can be dull stuff, but they’re attracting a lot of interest from state lawmakers. Bills that would change public notice laws were introduced in 21 states this year. Almost … more
It's that time again already. The General Assembly opened  its biennial "long session" on January 11. A few, new lieutenants in the leadership ranks remind us that some of the old guard … more
SAVE THE DATE NCPA will meet at the Marriott Crabtree in Raleigh on 2/21-23, 2018. 2017 saw record crowds and a banquet so big we had to go find a bigger space. The Marriott Crabtree is newly … more
CHAPEL HILL — James Howard "Jim" Parker, 93, of Carolina Meadows, died Sunday morning, March 11, 2018 at UNC Hospital.He was born on Sept. 2, 1924, in Tarboro, the son of the late James Howard … more
You may be familiar with the provision of the Public Records Law that says you get to ask for public records in whatever format you want, so long as they can be provided that … more
Jack Trawick, an editor who coordinated the Winston-Salem Journal’s 1971 Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the effects of strip mining in Appalachia, died Saturday at Forsyth Medical Center. … more
Carl is a marketing manager who has been on the receiving end of hundreds of media presentations. He knows a thing or two about effective sales techniques. “Most of the time, I’m the point person … more
Jim Harper, former photographer for The State Port Pilot newspaper in Southport, died Friday, July 6, 2018, from complications following a brief battle with acute leukemia. He was 79. Harper's … more
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