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When local papers stop being local

The DeWitt Wallace Center at Duke University is looking at the cold hard facts behind the decline of local journalism. Its latest project is documenting how much access communities are getting to …

Salisbury Post reduces print schedule amid newspaper tariffs

Due to rising costs resulting from newsprint tariffs, the Salisbury Post, will no longer be printing editions on Saturdays and Mondays. Tariffs have increased operations at the Post by 30 percent, …

Reporters’ Lab joins N&O, UNC Reese News Lab on major fact-checking project

The Duke Reporters’ Lab is joining McClatchy Carolinas and the UNC Reese News Lab in an ambitious project to expand non-partisan fact-checking throughout North Carolina. With a $50,000 grant …

REVISION TO NEWSPRINT TARIFFS WELCOME, BUT DOES NOT SOLVE UNDERLYING PROBLEM

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determination on countervailing duties (CVD) and antidumping duties (AD) on imports of uncoated groundwood paper from …

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Taking the reins

MOORESVILLE — Champion Media has announced the hiring of Alan Wooten as the general manager and editor of the Bladen Journal.“Alan has a history as a proven leader with strong journalism …

Taking the reins

Champion Media has hired Alan Wooten to take on the responsibility of being the Bladen Journal's new general manager and editor. With years of journalism experience all throughout North Carolina, …

Longtime publishing exec named president of 'Post' parent

Freeman Webb Company has hired Frank Daniels III to oversee the management, strategic direction and tactical operation of its recently acquired news media outlets, which include the Nashville Scene …

New leaders coming to Daily Herald

Two new leaders have arrived to usher The Daily Herald forward.Paxton Media Group has named Nancy Wykle, editor and publisher of The Daily Dispatch in Henderson, to the position of publisher of The …

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Salisbury Post Reduces Print Schedule Amid Newsprint Tariffs

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Amid rising costs associated with new tariffs, a North Carolina community newspaper has announced a reduction in its print schedule.The Salisbury Post will print five …

FIRST FOR A REASON

MAKING SENSE OF WHAT LOOKS LIKE NONSENSE Having trouble making sense of the constitutional amendments that will appear on the ballot this November? I am, and I’m a lawyer! As …

Ethos of The Pilot Is Due to the Work of Dave Jones

Much of what The Pilot is today can be attributed to the guidance and wisdom of legendary newspaperman Dave Jones, who died last week at age 91. Dave was a friend and mentor, whom I admired …

Former Times leader Dave Jones dies at 91

Veteran newspaper executive Dave Jones, who worked as a consultant to The Wilson Times for 15 years, died Saturday at age 91.Jones served as a mentor to Times Chairman and CEO Morgan Dickerman in the …

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