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Planned 2015 plant closings threaten further service cuts, use NNA-won safeguards to maximize delivery

Postal Tips by Max Heath, National Newspaper Association, postal chair Unless the National Newspaper Association and its coalition partners are able to move a reform bill in the lame-duck session, USPS will proceed with closing more plants closer to members’ mail and merging mail into bigger, less efficient plants from January thru October 2015. That… Read More

 

ANA expands directory to include broadcast media and more

In 2015 we will be expanding our Directory of Arizona Newspapers to include other media and will be changing the title to the 2015 Arizona Media Directory. We see this as an opportunity to get our newspapers information out in a format which will be more valuable to advertisers, advertising agencies and PR firms. We… Read More

 

New CFO at Wick Communications

Ronald J. Lee was promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer of Wick Communications Company on September 1, 2014. As CFO, Ron will be responsible for all financial and accounting functions of the corporation. He was a former associate faculty member of Cochise College, Sierra Vista, Arizona, where he taught business related courses. Read… Read More

 

2014 Zenger Award, date set for October

Mark Your Calendars Zenger Dinner to honor founder of public-interest site, ProPublica Paul Steiger, the founding editor-in-chief and CEO of ProPublica, an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest, is the 2014 winner of the John Peter and Anna Catherine Zenger Award. Steiger will accept the award at a gala dinner… Read More

 

Mobile Devices in Courtrooms: New Rules

Mobile Devices in Courtrooms: New Rules, New Newsgathering Challenges, Oct. 17, 2014 Attention ANA members: Learn about a recent state court rule about how you can use mobile devices in open court — and how you can’t. A free panel discussion, “Mobile Devices in Courtrooms: New Rules, New Newsgathering Challenges,” is 8:30 a.m. to 10:30… Read More

 

Lynn Ruby to present in depth look at benefits of social media networks

You’re Social, Now What? Making Social Media Work for You. You’ve thought about what social networks to use for your business or nonprofit, and you’re ready to take the next step. Where do you go from there? This seminar will give you a closer look at the popular social media networks – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,… Read More

 

Media veteran Hively to present digital marketing session at ANA Fall Conference

Hively, a media veteran of 28 years, has held senior roles with companies that include Knight Ridder Digital, Advance Internet, Scripps, Digital First and most recently Journal Communications. While at Journal, he launched a digital agency division, becoming one of the first media companies to venture into the Digital Services category. With best practices learned, Hively opened… Read More

 

Technology and journalism’s future

NAA Editorial: The technology that will stimulate journalism’s future is now here By Caroline Little, NAA president & CEO To say technology has changed the newspaper media industry is understating the obvious. While much discussion focuses on how we read the news, technology is changing the way we report the news. The image of a… Read More

 

The Adobe Cloud. Should I or shouldn’t I?

Kevin Slimp http://www.kevinslimp.com/               I’ve written a couple of columns related to the Adobe Cloud. Still, I’m stopped several times at every speaking event by publishers wanting to know if they should upgrade. CS6 suites are available for individual purchase via electronic software download on Adobe.com. Customers must pay… Read More

 

Meet the Candidates 2014

On July 15, Arizona Capitol Times sponsored their election year event, “Meet the Candidates”. A very successful turnout of more than half of the invited candidates where present and many brought campaign materials and signage. Co-sponsoring the event were several organizations, including the ANA, which where positioned in a vendor area at the entrance of… Read More

 
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