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It is time to recognize the journalists who gave their all

Jul 1, 2019

An editorial by the National Newspaper Association WASHINGTON, D.C. — World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle died during the invasion of Okinawa in 1945.  In his pocket was a draft of his last ...

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SCOTUS overturns FOIA precedent

Jun 24, 2019

A June 24 U.S. Supreme Court decision eroded the federal Freedom of Information Act when it ruled in favor of businesses withholding information about the revenues they receive as part of taxpayer-supported ...

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Legislation to permit nonprofit status for newspapers draws NNA support

Jun 7, 2019

National Newspaper Association today applauded introduction of legislation that would make it easier for publishers to convert their newspapers to nonprofit status if they choose.  The bill, the Saving ...

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National Newspaper Association recommends phasing in proposed salary threshold for exempt employees of small businesses

May 22, 2019

National Newspaper Association this week objected to a proposed 50% increase in exempt employee salaries under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and recommended instead a phased-in schedule for small ...

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NNA backing Electronic Court Records Reform Act

National Newspaper Association is throwing its weight behind a bill to ease the cost of obtaining federal court records. Rep. Doug Collins, R-GA, introduced the Electronic Court Records Reform Act, which ...

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NNA comments on Interior FOIA rules

Jan 31, 2019

The US Department of Interior should make it easy for any citizen to request open records, National Newspaper Association said this week.  NNA joined 39 other news organizations in opposition of the ...

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Public or private: guidelines for photographers

Aug 14, 2018

Q--I have a new batch of interns taking photos for the paper. What guidelines can I give them so they don’t get us into trouble?

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As dominoes fall, industry trends spur publishers in U.S. and Canada to give serious thought about the future of newspapers

May 4, 2018

So much to write about; so little space. It’s been a whirlwind of a week for me, beginning in Knoxville, TN, where I caught a flight for a “quick trip” to Winnipeg, before heading home ...

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Newsprint tariff proposals a threat to U.S. newspapers

Mar 23, 2018

You know how serious a threat to newsprint is.  We need a large industry response to the tariff proposals that I wrote to you about earlier.

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