NCPA news

School’s out! I am fresh off teaching media law at the UNC School of Media and Journalism over the 2017-2018 academic year. I loved it and loved my students! I am happy, though, to now have time to …

Monday, June 18, 2018

Carla has been selling advertising for many years. She has researched and tried a variety of techniques to answer objections. “Just about everybody knows the Feel-Felt-Found formula,” she said. …

Friday, April 13, 2018

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 …

Monday, March 19, 2018

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 …

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

NCPA members convened in record numbers February 21-23 in Raleigh, NC. Starting with a packed room for the annual legislative breakfast to an evening awards banquet with over 400 attendees the 144th …

Friday, March 2, 2018

February 21-23, 2018 Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley Deadline for hotel registration is Tuesday January 30

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Some of the most common questions we get when we do workshops and on the Hotline relate to the dangers of publishing information on the internet and social media and …

Friday, January 5, 2018

Plan on joining colleagues from across the state in Raleigh at the 2018 NCPA Annual Convention. February 21-23, 2018 Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley Take time now to book your NCPA convention room - …

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

See a selection of some of the many photographs by News & Observer photojournalist Corey Lowenstein showing her deep connection with her subjects and community. Lowenstein died Thursday, Dec. 7, …

Friday, December 8, 2017
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Members on the move

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

Ann Caulkins, The Charlotte Observer’s president and publisher, is stepping down after 12 years and will be succeeded by Rodney Mahone, a longtime media executive from Georgia, company …

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Carl Kasell, longtime newscaster, University of North Carolina alumnus and co-founder of radio station WUNC, has died, NPR reported. In March 2013, the North Carolina Press Association named Kasell "North Carolinian of the Year."

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Tom Claybaugh, president of the Carolinas media operations and publisher of the Asheville Citizen Times since April 2016, is leaving for Nashville to take a new position within Gannett Co. …

Monday, April 2, 2018

Scott Baughman has been named editor of The Mecklenburg Times. He has a long reporting history, including joining the Times as a reporter in 2011 and has experience in digital media and website …

Friday, March 30, 2018

TWIN FALLS — Lee Enterprises has announced that Kevin Kampman will be the new publisher of the Times-News and the Elko Daily Free Press.Kampman, 61, comes to Idaho from Winston-Salem, North …

Friday, March 23, 2018

Lamar Smitherman announced his retirement as Publisher of the Morganton News Herald and the Marion McDowell News on Tuesday. Smitherman, who will step down from his role on March 30, has been in …

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The Rocky Mount Telegram has a new person in charge.Kyle Stephens, who was the Group Publisher of Cooke Communications North Carolina’s Southern Group of non-daily newspapers, has succeeded …

Monday, February 19, 2018
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Industry news

Facebook's recent advertising policy that groups political news in its political ad archive has recieved criticism for undermining journalism and labeling journalistic content as advertisements. This …

Friday, June 22, 2018

A recent Pew Research Study suggests that American's trust in media combined with low political awareness may account for why many find it hard to distinguish between fact and opinion in the …

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The American Society of News Editors and the Associated Press Media Editors are planning to merge and create a new organization to aid journalists. Months of discussion between ASNE and APME have …

Monday, June 18, 2018

The Wilson Times Co. purchased The Spring Hope Enterprise Wednesday. Ken Ripley was the previous publisher and editor of the Enterprise. Although he retired as an editor and publisher, he will stay …

Friday, June 15, 2018

Net neutrality rules expired on Monday, June 11, allowing internet providers to have the power to block or ask those who want to use the internet to pay. Internet providers can even offer "paid …

Thursday, June 14, 2018

McClatchy wants to change how its media outlets cover elections by straying away from horse race journalism to journalism that focuses more on who the candidates are and what they stand for. …

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The Department of Justice is going after information that a New York Times reporter has in regards to the case of a former Senate Intelligence Committee staff member, James A. Wolfe. Before Wolfe's …

Saturday, June 9, 2018

The days of women being underrepresented in the journalism field go back to its beginnings. While gender and race is not always represented enough in the people that work in the newsroom, the …

Friday, June 8, 2018

The general manager at The Edmond Sun, a local paper in Oklahoma, is saving his newspaper big money. When any machinery at the paper goes haywire, he first goes to eBay to look for the parts. The …

Thursday, June 7, 2018
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