Los Angeles Times Employees Form Latino Caucus

After protests erupted across the nation in response to the killing of George Floyd, a Black Minnesota man who died in police custody, conversations about representation took precedence in newsrooms …
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Congressional Scrutiny of Tech Platforms Welcome

Congress is doing a tremendous service by scrutinizing the excessive, harmful market power of online platforms such as Google and Facebook. Recent hearings with tech CEOs revealed as much about …

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With the 2016 Election Polls Missing the Mark, Should Newsrooms Rely Less on Polls This Year?

I’m not sure newsrooms should be using polling information less in the future, but they should instead present the results as they actually are—mere estimates. Only after the polls were deemed to be obviously flawed—i.e. after President Trump took his surprising win in 2016—did we start hearing about why those polling results may have been flawed.

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Carolina A. Miranda is Named Arts and Urban Design Columnist for the Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Executive Editor Norman Pearlstine made the following announcement.Carolina A. Miranda has been appointed arts and urban design columnist for The Times.In her new role, Miranda will …

Kelly Till Joins Richmond Times-Dispatch, Lee Enterprises

Veteran advertising executive Kelly Till is joining the Richmond Times-Dispatch and its parent company as vice president of sales for Virginia.In this new role, Till will drive advertising revenue at …

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CEO Salah Zalatimo on building a social platform where journalism is valued

The quest for clicks has diminished the value of quality, thoughtful information and content. Real journalists and thoughtful content creators are often drowned out on social media platforms by bots …

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Santa Fe New Mexican Assumes Printing of the Albuquerque Journal

As many newspapers seek cost savings and increased efficiencies through consolidation, this popular trend has found its way to the two largest papers in New Mexico: the Santa Fe New Mexican and …

Trending: Expect to See More Misinformation and Regulation Hit Social Media Platforms

Once upon a time, social media was used to connect us with family and friends. Businesses used it to reach customers and advertisers, and in some alternate reality, social media is still an innocent …

Media Staffing Network Releases 2020 Newspaper Compensation Study Results

Welcome to our first annual newspaper sales compensation study. In combination with America’s Newspapers and Editor and Publisher, Media Staffing Network is happy to share this important data …