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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
Wilson’s congressman has introduced a bill to help minorities and women start television and radio stations. U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-Wilson’s H.R. 3957, the Expanding Broadcast … more
A North Carolina-based media company has acquired the Times Leader, the company announced Friday. Avant Publications has purchased the daily newspaper along with its branded publications, … more
In preparation for the upcoming 2019-20 sports season, Neuse News has added another talented member to its roster. Laieke Abebe recently joined the organization, continuing his work throughout … 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
Leslie Kahana is the new owner of Lake Norman Publications, a group of suburban Charlotte (North Carolina) newspapers, the company’s Herald Citizen reported. The move comes four months … 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
The UNC Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media is pleased to announce the selection of 13 media organizations that will focus on audience engagement and creating sustainable revenue … 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
Reservations and ads for the 2016 contest award tabs are due Jan. 31.  The tabs - one of the more popular Winter Institute take-aways - will be distributed following the March 9, 2017 … more
The UNC School of Media and Journalism on Thursday announced a new affiliation with the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, an organization dedicated to increasing and retaining … more
The group publisher of four Gatehouse Media newspapers in eastern  North Carolina  is adding a fifth publication to his responsibilities. The Fayetteville Observer reports that Mike … more
The Island Free Press is proud to announce its recent acceptance as one of the newest members of the longstanding North Carolina Press Association (NCPA.) The North Carolina Press Association was … more
TAKE THAT DOWN! Have you gotten a call or letter or email from a lawyer saying his client’s record has been expunged, and so the story you posted last year no longer is accurate? … more
FINDING COMMON GROUND Some of you remember Governor Cooper before he was governor - even before he was attorney general - back when he was Senator Cooper.  In 1995, then Sen. Cooper was … more
The High Country PIO Network is sponsoring a Media Summit on August 1. To strengthen relationships with local and regional media outlets, the Network has opened registration to the event to members … more
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