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Fighting for our local papers

May 1, 2021

We can’t stand by and watch this happen to our independent press. That’s why I have introduced bipartisan legislation with Sen. John Kennedy (R-Louisiana) and Reps. David Cicilline (D-Rhode ...

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Letter to editor: From what I’ve read in news accounts about the Jan. 6 crowd

Mar 1, 2021

I always enjoy Publishers’ Auxiliary, reading that my fellow journalists and newspaper owners are going through many of the same things as I am. In the February issue I found myself agreeing with ...

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Leave ‘legals’ alone

Oct 30, 2020

If this partnership is broken, a huge measure of public confidence in its government will be lost. Without the independent newspaper publishing the information for all to see, public assurances that the ...

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From republic to romance: Saving the USPS will preserve essential communication

Oct 1, 2020

Newspapers and post offices have partnered for this nation’s general welfare since long before their joint role in providing post-Revolutionary Americans the details they needed to ponder and ratify ...

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Surviving a crisis — is your newspaper in trouble?

Oct 1, 2020

Jerry Bellune shared the following editorial that ran in the Sept. 24 edition of the Lexington (South Carolina) County Chronicle & The Dispatch News. "It's a letter to our readers and advertisers ...

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Free, but not free

Sep 1, 2020

That’s because there has to be such a thing as a free press. If we did not have a free press, we would not have a free country. If we did not have an institution dedicated to employing and defending ...

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Congress needs to act to protect USPS

Aug 14, 2020

Democrats have proposed over $3.6 billion for voting by mail at a time when casting ballots in person is a perilous chore for many. And they’ve asked for $25 billion to finally shore up the postal ...

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We are not immune from racism’s tragedy

Jul 1, 2020

For 8 minutes and 45 seconds, Chauvin had his knee pressing hard against Floyd’s neck. His pleas that he couldn’t breathe were ignored. He soon fell unconscious; Chauvin didn’t let up. ...

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So you want to be a publisher?

Jun 1, 2020

Will a non-profit model work? What about direct government funding, with the attendant strings attached? Are the failures of the industry the fault of the hedge funds or of capitalism run amok or the dedicated ...

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