2020 News Archive

  • COVID raised newspaper readership

    October 10, 2020

    By Nomin Ujiyediin, Kansas News Service With the coronavirus pandemic came a flood of stories for the Manhattan Mercury. The daily newspaper serving a town of nearly 55,000 in a community built...

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  • It's National Newspaper Week

    October 5, 2020

    This is the 80th annual National Newspaper Week, a time to recognize the value of of newspapers and their employees to our communities. It is sponsored by Newspaper Association Managers, composed of...

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  • Statement of Ownership due by Oct. 1

    September 13, 2020

    The publisher of each newspaper that utilizes a Periodicals Class Mail permit must file Form 3526 with the local postmaster by Oct. 1. The information provided on Form 3526 allows the U.S. Postal...

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  • Objectivity, context: is there a balance?

    September 13, 2020

    By Gina Baleria, Poynter Institute Objectivity and journalism — over the last century, these two words have become inextricably linked. But striving for objectivity has actually hindered us from...

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  • Protect USPS, access to information

    August 25, 2020

    By Dean Ridings CEO, America's Newspapers Facing a fierce public outcry, the U.S. Postal Service is “suspending” its sudden cost-cutting moves — tossing out high-speed sorting machines, uprooting...

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  • Why an anti-trust safe harbor is the answer

    August 19, 2020

    By David Chavern, President & CEO, News Media Alliance News consumption is growing exponentially, but for the past decade, the revenue to news publishers has been on a decline. This is, in large...

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  • Is this a way to save newspapers?

    August 14, 2020

    By Dean Ridings CEO, America's Newspapers

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  • AP 'Power of Facts' campaign debuts

    July 28, 2020

    By Evelyn Mateos, Editor & Publisher Magazine

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  • Kansas Reflector to debut with free content for newspapers

    July 16, 2020

    TOPEKA — The Kansas Reflector, a nonprofit news operation providing in-depth reporting, diverse opinions and daily coverage of state government and politics, announced today it will launch July 21.

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  • McClatchy negotiates terms of sale

    July 16, 2020

    By Kevin Hall, McClatchy DC McClatchy Co. notified a federal bankruptcy judge late Wednesday that it needs more time to negotiate the terms of its sale to the New Jersey hedge fund that won the...

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