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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.
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Communicating with modern methods

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.

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.

Industry News
CherryRoad Media Inc. announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 20 newspapers from Gannett Co., Inc. The newspapers, which include five dailies, are published in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri.
The Boston Globe announced today the launch of "Black News Hour," a new one-hour radio show that will bring local Black stories and historical moments to the forefront of conversations.
A lawsuit filed Aug. 25 by “GMA” producer Kirstyn Crawford accuses senior producer Michael Corn of sexually assaulting her during a business trip to Los Angeles in 2015.
The Post and Courier (Charleston, South Carolina) recently published a special report detailing how the melting ice in Greenland is effecting the South Carolina Lowcountry, from rising seas to heavier rains. Projects Reporter Tony Bartelme and Photojournalist Lauren Petracca traveled to Greenland to research and cover this story as a part of the newspaper's deep dive into climate issues facing the state.
In Brazil — home to the Amazon rainforest, the Pantanal wetlands and diverse species of flora and fauna — environmental journalism is not a new beat. But it is a beat that has had to evolve rapidly in the past few years.
A journalist who was badly beaten by the Taliban has lost his eardrum and nearly half of his vision in one eye.
Members of the White House press corps filed a formal complaint after a meeting between President Biden and the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson ended with questions only from members of the British press.
The former Rocky Mountain News Pulitzer Prize winner died last week. He was 53.
Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) has released a statement on negotiations between the Boston Newspaper Guild and The Boston Globe.
Newspeople
Beatrix Lockwood is joining Opinions as an operations editor at The Washington Post. She most recently was the community engagement editor at Reuters.
Quartz editor in chief Katherine Bell has announced four new additions to the newsroom.
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