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Monday, May 15, 2017

Across social media, North Carolina lawmakers, media members and others are remembering Mark Binker, the veteran state political reporter who died unexpectedly on Saturday.A memorial service has been …

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Saundra’s experience as a sales manager has given her a unique perspective on client relationships. “Most sales people in the advertising business are taught to discover problems and …

Monday, May 1, 2017

What’s the first word you associate with editorials? Editorials can serve a variety of roles.They educate. What are the current rental codes and how would they be strengthened under a proposed …

Monday, April 24, 2017

Members of NCPA's Membership Services/Professional Development Committee met this month to take a look at the contests in preparation for fall's entry period. Committee members looked at both …

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

I’m always amused—and a bit disappointed—when someone tells me “I just love breaking the rules” of design. More often than not, that person isn’t breaking any …

Friday, April 7, 2017

RALEIGH -- Bills filed in the N.C. House and Senate would preserve the requirement that governments publish legal notices in newspapers, a step press advocates are hailing as a victory for the …

Friday, April 7, 2017

During a press conference todayattended by several NCPA members, Reps. Ross, Davis, Goodman and Malone introduced HB 572, NCPA-supported legislation to keep public notices in newspapers, as well as …

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

During the legislative session, public notices are at the top of our watch list. This time of year also generates a lot of questions on what exactly is public notice, where and when they must publish …

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Members on the move

Erwin Potts, a North Carolina native who spent his early career as a newspaper reporter and editor and eventually became the first non-family member to lead McClatchy Newspapers as it grew into a …

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Highlander, Highlands, has welcomed new editor Brian O'Shea. O'Shea replaces former editor Carolyn Morrisroe, who left the position in March. O'Shea has an extensive background in journalism …

Friday, May 19, 2017

Abe D. Jones, Jr. so exemplified the title of "arts editor" at the News & Record, that he's the only person who has ever held it. Jones, the newspaper's arts editor for 14 years, died this week …

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The opportunity to become publisher of the Winston-Salem Journal dovetailed the professional and personal paths neatly for Alton Brown, who took over the duties Tuesday.Brown replaced Kevin Kampman, …

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Owen Hassell, sports editor for the StarNews, Wilmington, was named the North Carolina High School Atheletic Association's Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year.  Hassell has covered …

Monday, May 15, 2017

Kevin Kampman, publisher of the Winston-Salem Journal, will retire next week.Kampman, 60, made the announcement in an email to staff Monday. "I have been working in the publishing business for 37 …

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Longtime North Carolina political reporter Mark Binker died early Saturday morning.Binker, 43, was well-known through the halls of the N.C. General Assembly during his 12 years covering state …

Monday, May 1, 2017

Miles Layton has been named editor of the Chowan Herald in Edenton. An NC native and graduate of East Carolina University, Layton replaces Reggie Ponder who has assumed reporting duties for The Daily …

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Former publisher of the News & Observer Orage Quarles III, along with four others, were inducted into the North Carolina Media and Journalism Hall of Fame. Quarles was president and publisher of …

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Industry news

The Eden News, Madison Messenger and Reidsville Review have merged this week into one publication, titled RockinghamNow. All three papers, owned by BH Media, have been using the RockinghamNow …

Monday, January 18, 2038

The Enquirer-Journal in Monrore has moved to its new location in the Monroe Plaza Shopping Center on Skyway Drive after ust over 46 years on West Jefferson Street. The new address is 1508 Skyway …

Friday, May 19, 2017

Todd Allen, owner of The Wake Weekly family of community newspapers, has purchased the Butner Creedmoor News from the Coleman family. Founded in 1965, the Butner Creedmoor News was started by …

Friday, May 19, 2017

Small-market newspapers constitute the majority of newspapers in the United States. What is it like to work at these publications? And what do journalists themselves identify as the fundamental …

Friday, May 12, 2017

As the print newspaper industry has declined steadily over the last decade, one of the many crazy and not-so-crazy ideas for saving legacy publishers has been the idea of going nonprofit. That frees …

Thursday, May 11, 2017

On a cold, rainy day at the end of April, more than 30 people gathered at a co-working space in Charlotte, North Carolina for a public conversation about the future of news in the state.Five days …

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Chinese government keeps tightening the screws on domestic online news publishers. Now, with the introduction of rules all news publishers are required to obtain official licenses and hire only …

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

In a nontraditional move, officials at Northwestern University's prestigious journalism and communications school have decided not to renew the program's accreditation, letting the designation …

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

A battered news industry can find some flickers of hope in a survey that gauges public willingness to pay for journalism, as long as its leaders plan judiciously.A little more than half of American …

Tuesday, May 2, 2017