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Pandemic facts can be delivered with unusual means: social media, Extension agents, federal funding

Sep 1, 2021

With the nation desperately in need of vaccination and masking to prevent deaths and keep our hospitals from being overrun, what role should community newspapers play?

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S. 2434 Local Journalism Sustainability Act can be a ‘shot in the arm for local economies’

Sep 1, 2021

National Newspaper Association’s Congressional Action Team in August put its shoulder behind S. 2434, the Local Journalism Sustainability Act, promoting a tax credit for newspaper advertisers in ...

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The ‘blue shirt’ won — is that the best we can do?

Sep 1, 2021

“Nameless” photos always have bothered me. When I sat behind the editor’s desk, photographers and reporters knew better than to submit photos without identification. The unfortunate ...

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The power of the community newspapers

Sep 1, 2021

There is just a special, visceral experience in being able to clip out that article that mentions your loved one’s name, whether it’s a high school sports story, a birth announcement, a wedding ...

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Centralized Account Processing System (CAPS) payment for postage ends; Inactive permit holders must act by Sept 30

Aug 27, 2021

For Periodicals, permits for users still on CAPS were targeted to be marked inactive on August 15 if payment systems had not migrated. Newspapers with inactive permits have until September 30 to contact ...

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NNAF establishes Max Heath Postal Institute

Aug 26, 2021

The Max Heath Postal Institute becomes the new umbrella to train newspapers and printers for best uses of the mail in a rapidly-changing postal environment.

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Postage rate increase will go into effect Aug. 29, Court says

Aug 25, 2021

The Court simply issued a statement that the petition was denied, without providing any reasoning for the decision. 

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Bingo ⁠— August 12

Aug 12, 2021

Join your NNA friends for Bingo on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, at 8 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. CT/ 6 p.m. MT/ 5 p.m. PT (U.S. and Canada). 

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Are you telling your own stories?

Aug 1, 2021

Journalists climb this wall every day, I replied. Community newspapers are far from perfect, I added, but said I find it disappointing and misleading when community press gets branded under the broad brush ...

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