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McCaslin wins lifetime achievement award

May 6, 2014

Executive Editor Deb McCaslin, of the Broken Bow Custer County Chief, received the Lifetime Achievement in Volunteer Service Award at the 2014 First Lady’s Outstanding Community Service Awards Luncheon, held April 11, at the University of Nebraska in Omaha and sponsored by Serve Nebraska.

Mentoring young journalists has rewards

May 6, 2014

Is journalism dead? Some would say so. Many think it already has gone along with the land line telephone.

Snowden’s disclosures caused political divisions

May 6, 2014

Hero. Whistleblower. Coward. Traitor. These are some of the names that Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor, was called after leaking confidential documents concerning data collection by the NSA last June.

Is the NSA Orwell’s ‘Big Brother’ watching us or our big brother looking out for us?

May 6, 2014

There is irrefutable evidence U.S. citizens are being watched, thousands, perhaps tens or hundreds of thousands, maybe even millions, daily. The only questions remaining unclear are: Who is doing the watching? And are the rights of everyday, law-abiding Americans being violated?

NSA says its surveillance stays within the law

May 6, 2014

A tunnel of trees lines either side of Interstate 295, north of the nation’s capital.

NSA monitoring a hot topic for nation, Kansas politicians

May 6, 2014

In the months since National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden leaked sensitive documents held by the NSA, the public discussion and opinion about the agency’s actions have fluctuated between almost hero-like approval for Snowden and outright rage at the perceived breach of privacy.

Pub Aux Live: So You Want To Be A Publisher? - Thursday, June 5

April 25, 2014

Pub Aux Live: So You Want To Be A Publisher? The Third Edition of PUB AUX LIVE!
Learn how one veteran journalist made a success in community newspapers. Leading the online webinar discussion: NNA HOST Robert M. Williams Jr., GUEST STARS Ed Pawlenty, CFO of Paw Publications, LLC, with Julie Bergman, Senior Associate at W.B. Grimes & Company, and Co-Owner of Page 1 Publications...

Pub Aux Live: Homeland: Building Real Estate Ad Revenue, Thursday, May 8

April 21, 2014

Pub Aux Live: Homeland: Building Real Estate Ad Revenue. The Second Edition of PUB AUX LIVE!
Garner More Real Estate Advertising! This is how you build your real estate section with the help from your local real estate agencies. Leading the online webinar discussion: NNA HOST Robert M. Williams Jr., GUEST STARS Eric Denty, publisher of the Jesup (GA) Press-Sentinel, along with Melissa Mallard...

NNA members bring their concerns to Congress

April 11, 2014

National Newspaper Association members converged on Capitol Hill March 13 carrying two main messages: don’t deregulate the U.S. Postal Service and don’t blow up local economies by taxing advertising.

PNRC names first national public notice journalism award winner

April 11, 2014

The Mitchell (SD) Daily Republic has been named the first recipient of the PNRC’s national Public Notice Journalism Award for 2014. The newspaper is recognized for a series inaugurated by an alert reader who spotted a payment by a local school board in a public notice. The reader’s tip to the newspaper led to a protracted open records lawsuit by the newspaper against the school district. The conclusion: the revelation of a $175,000 severance agreement with a former school superintendent that otherwise would not have reached the readers’ attention.

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