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Tampa Bay Times Investigation Makes Meaningful Impact

An 18-month Tampa Bay Times investigation recently exposed the lead dangers at a Florida factory owned by the Gopher Resource. At the factory, workers recycle about 50,000 old car batteries a day by extracting the lead, melting it in furnaces and reforging it into new blocks, according to the Times.
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New Nonprofit is Keeping Idahoans Informed

The Idaho Capital Sun is the latest newsroom launched by States Newsroom, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit that works to create a network of independent partner news sites. Led by Christina Lords, the former editor of the Idaho Statesman, the Capital Sun includes three reporters...

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Highlights Journalists in New Campaign

In April, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution launched its largest marketing campaign in years. Called Press On, the campaign focuses on the paper’s journalists and the importance of their work. The yearlong multimedia campaign will appear on digital and social media channels, as well as broadcast, print, and outdoors.

Texas Newspaper Finds Success with New Revenue Streams

In 2019, Maisie Crow and Max Kabat were the new owners of the weekly Big Bend Sentinel in Marfa, Texas. Crow, a documentary filmmaker, and Kabat, a co-founder of a brand and growth consultancy, wanted to discover how to find more money to invest back into journalism instead of depending on the traditional advertising model.

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The Washington Post’s Renae Merle Joins Features as an Assignment Editor

Announcement from Executive Features Editor Liz Seymour, Features Deputy Editor David Malitz, Features Deputy Editor Mitch Rubin and Senior Editor for Style Hank Stuever: We are thrilled to announce that Renae Merle will be joining Features as an assignment editor on the Style GA team.

Valley News Names New Editor

Matt Clary, a longtime member of the newsroom staff, has been named the next editor of the Valley News in West Lebanon, New Hampshire. Publisher Dan McClory announced the news in a memo to employees on Tuesday. His appointment takes effect July 4.

NBC News Hires Politico’s Carrie Budoff Brown as ‘Meet the Press’ SVP

Carrie Budoff Brown is leaving Politico and heading to NBC News, where she’ll work on expanding the reach and impact of the “Meet the Press” brand as its senior vice president.

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