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Details and agenda to follow. Contact NCPA with questions. Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley March 20-22, 2019 Convention schedule (Mar 20-22) Wednesday NCPA/S Board of Directors …

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

A few, brave state lawmakers consistently support a cause that doesn't typically make headlines -- protecting the public's right to know in the NC General Assembly. These lawmakers deserve at least …

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

While this election cycle for seats on NC's statewide appellate courts is comparatively calm with only one NC Supreme Court seat on the ballot, there are three NC Court of Appeals judgeships that …

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

When Hurricane Matthew slammed into North Carolina in 2016, the seasoned editor at The Robesonian in Lumberton, North Carolina, grabbed what he could and headed to Charlotte, hunkered down and rode …

Friday, October 5, 2018

WHITEVILLE, NC—The historic hurricane that battered North Carolina in September showed what community newspapers could do in the face of adversity.At the family-owned Whiteville News Reporter, …

Friday, October 5, 2018

NCPA Members We hope everyone at your newspapers and their families made it through unharmed. When you assess any damage please let us know if the press association can be of any assistance in …

Sunday, September 16, 2018

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is warning drone owners and operators they may face significant fines if they interfere with emergency response operations in the areas affected by Hurricane …

Saturday, September 15, 2018

 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the opening of a Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Greenville, North Carolina on Sept. 18, to help businesses impacted by Hurricane …

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Are you ready for some awards?   Let's do this!     Once again it is time for one of the biggest newspaper contests in the country - and the best if you ask us. Definitely …

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
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Members on the move

After more than 11 years of leading The Stanly News & Press, Sandy Selvy-Mullis has elected to resign her post as publisher.Company Names New PublisherA new publisher for The SNAP was named on …

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

PADUCAH, Ky. – Rick Bean has announced his intention to retire as President of the North Carolina/Georgia/Tennessee division of Paxton Media Group and Publisher of the High Point Enterprise at year …

Friday, September 28, 2018

Daniel Finnegan, the executive editor and publisher of the News & Record, left his position on Tuesday as part of a management restructuring. Alton Brown, regional vice-president for BH Media …

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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, …

Monday, July 30, 2018

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 …

Friday, July 27, 2018

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 …

Monday, July 23, 2018

Susan DuFour, Advertising and Marketing Director of The Mountaineer is retiring at the end of July after having served over 40 years at these newspapers: The Mountaineer, Tampa Tribune, Palm Beach …

Monday, July 9, 2018

For almost 40 years, Alan Ford has reported on Shelby's sport scene as the sports editor of The Shelby Star. The Star commemorates him by compiling testimonials from community members that have …

Monday, May 7, 2018

Beginning June 1, the Davie County Enterprise Record and The Clemmons Courier's  editor and publisher of 33 years will step down. Dwight Sparks gave both small papers larger readership and the …

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Industry news

Since you are interested in the state of the news media in this country, I wanted to let you know about our 2018 report, The Expanding News Desert, being released today, and the …

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Facebook and Twitter are declining as news and media referral sources on mobile, according to a report from traffic analytics company Chartbeat, which finds that users are increasingly using search …

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The grant that LION received will help journalists transition to running an online news outlet and other outlets that are filling gaps made by the decline of local print …

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Researchers have found that readers think they have too much information when they go to the news. They need to sift through the information to find the content that is most interesting. On the other …

Monday, October 8, 2018

Tronc owns some of the nation's largest metropolitan newspapers. It was named Tronc for more than two years. On Oct. 11 the company will be named to what it used to be: Tribune Publishing Co. Its …

Friday, October 5, 2018

Newsday Media Group, the leading news source for Long Island and New York City and the ninth largest newspaper in the United States, has selected SCS to install SCS/Track for print and digital ad …

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The StarNews was displaced in the wake of Hurricane Florence and is temporarily moving downtown. Its newspaper office has been at the same location for almost 50 years.  The StarNews has been …

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

2018 will be observed Oct. 7-13, 2018. The annual celebration marks the impact of newspapers in their communities.Material, including editorials, cartoons, promotional ads and more, is now available …

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Amid early Florence relief efforts, Gov. Roy Cooper tweeted, “Local news is more vital than ever,” and he was right: Our state benefited from a tremendous local news effort over the past …

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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