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Contact: Philip Lucey, NCPA Executive Director. phil@ncpress.com Friday, February 26, 2021NCPA Virtual Convention (Raleigh, NC) North Carolina Press Association members were honored during the … more
Citing a “substantial failure to comply” with state public records law, Judge John W. Smith sided in civil superior court Monday with a coalition of four media outlets, including The … more
Forsyth County prosecutors asked a judge Friday to prevent state records on the death of Forsyth County jail inmate John Neville from being released to The News & Observer. The N&O … more
Like a bad penny, legislation to hide public notices from the public is back in N.C. General Assembly. House members have filed separate bills that would allow 14 counties in the Piedmont and … more
DTH Media Corp., parent company of The Daily Tar Heel, settled its lawsuit against the UNC System over allegations of violating state Open Meetings Law on Monday. As part of the … more
The North Carolina Open Government Coalition supported and released a new project Friday that allows for a new understanding of the players that fund state campaigns in North Carolina and how federal … more
Report for America has become a local enterprise, as the nonprofit organization announced that Mountain Times Publications had successfully applied for a RFA reporter to join the newsgroup in June … more
Somewhere out there, Randolph A. Shotwell is having a good laugh. Or maybe he's spinning in his grave just a touch. Shotwell, you see, founded this newspaper 150 years ago — actually, a … more
There was enough news going on outside of Moore County in the year 1920 to keep anyone well occupied. The United States won more medals than any other country at the seventh modern Olympic … more
  Covid, ballot counting, more Covid, more ballots...you're busy and we appreciate that.   Let's take a little bit of stress off your desk - or kitchen table...wherever you are … more
In co-signing a letter drafted by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press to the Graham Police Department concerning the arrest of Alamance News reporter Tomas Murawski, The NCPA and a … more
Although you may have participated in the past, all newspapers must re-register on the contest website. The association code is "ncpress" and is also listed in the rules.   There have … more
Oct. 1 is the deadline for paid distribution newspapers to file the Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation form (PS Form 3526) with your postmaster. Remember that paid electronic … more
With the General Assembly about to head home early last Friday morning, one of the strongest “right to know” voices in the NC House, Rep. Josh Dobson, advanced a public records … more
Once again, journalists find themselves at the intersection of indispensability and danger.  You are uniquely poised to be the eyes and ears of the public, to stand in their shoes, to report … more
Reporters covering government in the last two months know public bodies have changed their way of doing business. Members of the press were granted essential worker status, but that didn’t mean … more
Under pressure from advocacy groups and media organizations, North Carolina health officials said they would release details for the first time Monday on the locations of dozens of nursing homes and … more
     The Washington Post reports Capitol Hill is paralyzed over a failure to agree on a temporary remote Congressional hearing and voting bill.  Yet as Congress grapples … more
  Continuing on the theme of government transparency and how you get the information you need to cover the developing COVID-19 crisis, I have outlined here some principles to … more
As many states have done we have filed a letter with our Governor to ensure existing press freedoms are not impeded should any mandates require citizens to stay indoors or workforces reduced as they … more
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