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NCPA Annual Convention , February 21 - 23, 2018. Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley February 21-23, 2018 Convention schedule (Feb 21-23) Wednesday NCPA/S Board of Directors meeting Supreme Court Dinner Thursday Legislative Breakfast Ad awards lunch Two editorial sessions and two revenue sessions Awards reception Awards banquet Friday Annual business meeting w/ keynote Meetings of communities and dailies
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BNI purchases Stanly News & Press

Albemarle Newsmedia, LLC, a new North Carolina entity owned by Boone Newspapers, Inc. (BNI) and Carpenter Newsmedia, LLC (CNL), has purchased the Stanly News & Press from Community Newspaper …

Courier-Times Sold to Dunn, NC Daily Record

The sale of the Courier-Times has been announced by Brinn Clayton, president of the Courier-Times Incorporated. The sale to the Daily Record of Dunn, NC was finalized Wednesday, Nov. 1 at the …

Adams Publishing Group acquires Mount Airy, NC Group from Champion Media

MINNEAPOLIS — Adams Publishing Group announced that it is acquiring a Mount Airy, NC group of publications and associated websites from Champion Media, effective November 1, 2017. Mount Airy …

Pioneer News Group selling media division to Adams Publishing Group

The Pioneer News Group Co. today announced that it is selling its media division assets to family-owned Adams Publishing Group. The sale will include 22 daily and weekly newspapers in …

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Promotions at News-Topic in Lenoir

The editor of the News-Topic in Lenoir is being promoted to become the newspaper’s new publisher. Guy Lucas, 52, who has been the editor since January 2013, will add publisher to his title Jan. 1 …

Former N&O columnist Caulton Tudor, 70, left a legacy in and out of the sports pages

The byline should have been the first clue.Who knows how many other people have the given name Caulton, but there was only one Caulton Tudor.Tudor covered it all – from the epic 1974 ACC title …

Bill Davis arrives from The Roanoke Times in Virginia to be GateHouse’s new Coastal North Carolina Group advertising director.

WILMINGTON -- A new regional advertising director has been hired for GateHouse Media’s Coastal North Carolina Group, which includes the StarNews.Bill Davis, who arrives from The Roanoke Times …

StarNews publishes 55,000 editions and still going strong

Today’s StarNews team may be more tech-savvy than those using Linotype, photo darkrooms and Exacto-blade backshops.The StarNews, North Carolina’s oldest daily newspaper in continuous …

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FIRST FOR A REASON Info & Ideas About the First Amendment & Media Law POLITICAL ADVERTISING

We’ve been getting lots of questions about political advertising, thus this interim FFR. There are seven main things newspapers* need to know/do about political advertising. · You …

Pilot Takes Top National Honor For Third Consecutive Year

For the third year in a row, The Pilot has been named the best community newspaper in the country by the National Newspaper Association.The first-place award for general excellence came in the …

FIRST FOR A REASON Info & Ideas About the First Amendment & Media Law

COURT ORDERS RELEASE OF POLICE VIDEO If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video must be worth a million. Until a year ago, though, the law with regard to law enforcement videos was …

National Newspaper Week 2017

This year we mark the 77th anniversary of National Newspaper Week (NNW), October 1-7. The annual observance celebrates and emphasizes the impact of newspapers to communities large and small all …

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Take a closer look at an NCPA Member newspaper

Small and mighty. Although the weekly Havelock News is among the state's smaller newspapers in terms of circulation, it packs a big punch. Consistently a top contender in it's division of the NCPA …