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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
We spoke with Marc Lavallee of The New York Times about newsrooms incorporating AI technology and tools into their workflow.
As vaccination drives gain pace in many parts of the world or move into the booster phase, we are starting to see the beginning of what we hope will be the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. While some countries are still struggling with their latest wave of infections, others have made plans to reopen their economies, education and other social sectors.
In mainstream U.S. news, coverage of Indigenous communities is sporadic, uneven and barely visible.
Facebook alone works with 80 different fact-checking organizations worldwide.
Check Out DFW, a first-of-its kind community website, will provide consumers in several north Dallas suburbs with expert advice, local recommendations and helpful content to navigate the sizzling real estate market when it launches this fall in the metroplex.
Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued his estranged niece and The New York Times over a 2018 story about his family’s wealth and tax practices that was partly based on confidential documents she provided to the newspaper’s reporters.
U.S. District Court Judge Richard Bennett’s decision is limited to NPR’s case and does not strike down the broadcast ban. A broader court challenge to the broadcast ban has not been resolved yet.
What is censorship, and when should reporters be concerned that their work is being censored?
The group will ramp up from eight to 24 markets by the end of 2021 and plans to grow its staff from 30 to 100.
Newspeople
Two veterans of The Lancaster News were recently promoted within the newspaper. Jane Alford has been named editor of The Lancaster News and Ashley Johnson has been promoted to sales team leader.
Emefa Agawu, after a brief leave, has rejoined the Opinions section at The Washington Post to undertake a one-year fellowship in explanatory opinion writing and editing.
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