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How to Submit a FOIA Request

Learn how to navigate the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) process. Pick up pointers and learn when and how to use the federal FOIA Ombudsman's office as a resource for your local reporting in ...

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The NMA and NNA agree to combine forces on postal, public policy

Dec 1, 2021

The News Media Alliance and National Newspaper Association, both long-standing newspaper advocacy organizations with Washington, D.C., area offices, have created a joint policy group to assist their members ...

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Journalism fellowship application now open

Nov 15, 2021

Applications are now open for the Higher Education Media Fellowship. This Fellowship aims to increase the number of journalists with the tools and networks to provide richer and more comprehensive coverage ...

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RECORDING AVAILABLE: Free business and training resources, Google News Initiative's Digital Growth Program

Nov 10, 2021

Free business training & resources for small and mid-sized news publishers

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25 Years of Automating Digital Publishing for Newspapers

Nov 4, 2021

In this webinar on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 12 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. CT/ 10 a.m. MT/ 9 a.m. PT, Matt Larson will take a trip down memory lane into the history of his family business, Our Hometown Inc.

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Cut the Address Change Cord

Oct 21, 2021

A presentation by USPS National Customer and Support Center in Memphis ⁠— recording available to NNA members. 

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What is compelling writing?

Oct 1, 2021

Novelist Josephine Humphreys describes what she thinks news reporters do: Like bees, we fly out to gather news like pollen. She describes what she does in grim, novelistic style: “I’m like ...

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Apps and Audio News for the Growing Mobile Audience | 3 Case Studies

Sep 1, 2021

Mobile website traffic has been increasing since the introduction of the smartphone and now represents the majority of traffic to local news sites. Newspaper publishers must focus the design of their ...

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