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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 …

Monday, August 6, 2018

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 …

Monday, August 6, 2018

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 …

Friday, July 27, 2018

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 …

Thursday, July 26, 2018

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 …

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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 …

Monday, July 9, 2018

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
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Members on the move

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 …

Monday, August 6, 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

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
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Industry news

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 …

Thursday, August 9, 2018

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, …

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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 …

Monday, August 6, 2018

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 …

Monday, August 6, 2018

The U.S. Department of Commerce made its final decision in regard to newsprint tariffs. The tariffs will remain, but will be slightly reduced. President of the News Media Alliance made a statement in …

Friday, August 3, 2018

Organizations are coming together to sustain local news. The North Carolina Local News Lab Fund is providing $500,000 in grants to support groups that are working to develop the strength and …

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Congress has met multiple times to discuss the negative impacts that digital platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter have had in spreading misinformation and handling user data and its …

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Working journalists are invited to apply for fellowships to attend Media Law School 2018, to be held Sept. 19-22 in Columbia, South Carolina at the University of South Carolina.   Media …

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

For the first time in the Guardian’s history, the publication is making more money from its digital operations than from its print newspapers. Part of the reason the digital side is making …

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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