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Facebook says it wants to do something about news deserts

The lack of local news is a pressing issue now more than ever in journalism. Facebook wants to do something about it and is teaming up with a few researchers, including Penny Abernathy from the …

Former editor leaves lasting legacy

Jeff Herrin, who was the editor of the Rocky Mount Telegram and The Tarboro Weekly, died Monday. He was 60 years old.   Herrin worked at the Telegram for 25 years and made a large …

Digital Publishing: When using social media photos in your stories,the best thing to do is ask for permission

When a journalist took a photo of a bride being congratulated by President Donald Trump, a relative of the bride posted it on Instagram, and the photo went viral. News outlets such as The …

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press updates its one-stop shop for public records law, reporter’s privilege

RCFP published its recent Open Government Guide in January, which includes state-by-state information about how journalists can report on government agencies and proceedings that are open to the …

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Novant Health hires Caulkins

Novant Health Inc. said Monday it has hired Ann Caulkins, former publisher of The Charlotte Observer, as a senior vice president and president of Novant Health Foundation. Caulkins will be in charge …

Elizabeth Cook looks back at her 40-year career as reporter and editor at the Salisbury Post

Elizabeth Cook sat in the White House pressroom. She wasn’t from the New York Times or the Washington Post. Yet, her mission was to follow the high profile Elizabeth Dole, who was Ronald …

Daily Journal names Donna Rogers new editor-in-chief

ROCKINGHAM — Donna Rogers, an award-winning journalist whose 38-year career has included stops in five states, has been named the editor of the Richmond Daily Journal. Rogers has already …

Cindy Loman named editor of News & Record

Veteran journalist Cindy Loman has been named editor of the News & Record.Loman is currently the features editor and editor of 1808: Greensboro’s Magazine.Alton Brown, News & Record …

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Woronoff to be inducted into NC Media and Journalism Hall of Fame in 2019

The NC Media and Journalism Hall of Fame will induct Taylor Branch, Margaret Johnson, Mary E. Junck, Rochelle Riley and David B. Woronoff on Friday, April 12, 2019.Founded and administered by the UNC …

Wilson Times Co. purchases Wake Weekly newspapers

The Wake Weekly newspaper group — The Wake Forest Weekly and its zoned editions in Rolesville and Franklin County along with the Butner-Creedmoor News — are operating under new ownership this …

Longtime reporter Treva Jones wrote with love and care about Raleigh’s lives and deaths

Treva Jones, a born storyteller, virtuosic news reporter and historian to a generation of Raleigh Times and News & Observer readers and staff writers, died Friday.She was 73.Jones, who authored …

State honors retired publisher

KENLY — In recognition of his career of public service by providing news and current events for area residents for more than three decades as the Kenly News’ owner and publisher, Rick …

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