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N.C. family with seven decades of courage, integrity and tenacity honored with Tom and Pat Gish Award

Aug 1, 2021

A family that has demonstrated courage, integrity and tenacity at its twice-weekly newspaper in North Carolina over three generations is the winner of the 2021 Tom and Pat Gish Award from the Institute ...

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A new newspaper ownership model emerges in Colorado

Jun 1, 2021

On Monday, a newly formed group called the Colorado News Conservancy announced it will buy the company in a unique arrangement that involves the National Trust for Local News and the Denver-based Colorado ...

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Les High, legacy publisher in North Carolina, establishes center for local investigative journalism

May 1, 2021

Using a $495,000 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust over the next three years, Publisher Les High will build a team of journalists who will publish in-depth stories about issues facing Bladen, ...

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New Jersey Hills signs letter of intent to convert to nonprofit status

Feb 25, 2021

Liz Parker and Steve Parker, co-owners of the New Jersey Hills Media Group, the largest remaining independent weekly newspaper group in the state, welcomed the opportunity to transition their papers to ...

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In wake of newspaper shutdowns, start-up aims to fill gaps in community coverage

Jul 29, 2020

As of July 24, with 14 days to go before the campaign ends, 237 funders have pledged $28,376. The team still needs to raise more than $21,000 or the Kickstarter will fail. It is an all or nothing proposition. 

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Sonoma newspapers becoming nonprofit

May 1, 2020

To keep local journalism alive, the owners of this newspaper and three other community newspapers in Sonoma County are transferring their ownership to a new nonprofit created to help the papers compete ...

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NNA supports July legislation to permit nonprofit status for newspapers

Jul 1, 2019

“NNA realizes that not-for-profit status is not the solution for many newspapers, but we are aware that some publishers have looked into the possibility,” Johnson said. “While getting ...

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Salt Lake Tribune seeks to become a nonprofit ‘community asset,’ a first for a legacy newspaper

Jul 1, 2019

After years of heavy financial losses, The Salt Lake Tribune is pursuing federal approval to become a nonprofit operation sustained by donations large and small.

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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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