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The San Diego Union-Tribune and the Los Angeles Times — both owned by Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong — have joined forces to create a bilingual television and online news program  called “Nuestra Voz Today,” which means “our voice today.”  It covers the growing Latino communities in San Diego, Los Angeles, the California-Mexico border and Southern California.
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Live conferences return

Live conferences and events for all industries, including news publishing, are the year's highlights for guests, speakers and the industry organizations that hold them. They are essential for networking, renewing old acquaintances, forging new ones, promoting professional development, and sharing new ideas and trends.

Borrell's latest study reveals bad and good news on local ad spending

Borrell Associates’ Q3 study shows some "signs of trouble" for SMB ad spending. But encouraging news on their acceptance of the proposed Local Journalism Sustainability Act (LJSA).

Making the data count

News Leaders Association has announced a comprehensive update to the former ASNE Diversity Survey, renamed the Transformative Transparency Project. It will provide the numbers, narratives and knowledge to assist news media stakeholders in undertaking reforms that address the lack of newsroom diversity.

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The study, published by the Journal of Financial Economics, found increased violations and penalties in the three years after a local newspaper closed down.
Axel Springer has committed to a Group-wide target of 40% women in top management positions by 2026.
Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Jon Ossoff, D-Ga., and Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., sent a letter last week to Attorney General Merrick Garland about codifying specific protections for journalists.
Bucking the trend toward smaller print sizes, the U.K. newspaper The Guardian has launched a super-sized magazine, titled Saturday.
How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected your business, your employees and your approach to covering the news in a way that keeps your staff safe? Editor & Publisher is conducting a brief survey to capture the news media industry's response to the pandemic. 
Here is an overview of some of the recent changes that have impacted us all and are being hotly debated by SEO experts and publishers alike.
Why write about someone who isn’t the president anymore? Why give him oxygen, especially if it’s to amplify a bunch of lies or unhinged propaganda?
“Homelessness” is now the central political concern in Seattle. Every newsroom in the city has made the subject a daily focus — often following Real Change’s lead while crowding its niche.
The New York Times is launching a first-of-its-kind talent pipeline program for early-college students to receive career guidance from Times journalists over a multiyear period.
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Sean Carter is joining Audio as The Washington Post’s first full-time audio engineer-composer.
The Washington Post has hired Perrin Lawrence as head of the newly formed brand marketing division. Lawrence will lead a team that will create and execute brand marketing campaigns, ranging from large, national and global branding campaigns to ongoing marketing of The Post’s people and products.
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