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.
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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
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.
In Wednesday evening’s event, Alford explained how she intertwines journalism and the platform journalists have with political activism. As a journalist of color, Alford said she feels a responsibility to reshape the narrative around Black lives and to work against perpetuating the negative stereotypes that often appear in mainstream media.
The Democrats’ omnibus budget reconciliation plan is also the largest climate-change bill in U.S. history, and it comes not a moment too soon. And yet the importance of the reconciliation bill vis-a-vis COP26 is all but absent from the news.
At the 2021 Online News Association Conference, a half-dozen conversations focused on the experience of burnout in media and how organizations can begin to address it systematically.
A diversity study found the Associated Press Sports Editors has improved in racial hiring but the independent national organization continues to lag when it comes to hiring women.
Newspeople
DallasNews Corporation has announced that Dunia A. Shive has been elected a director by the company's board of directors. Shive will serve on the board's Compensation and Management Development Committee as well as the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. She will stand for re-election at the company's 2022 annual meeting of shareholders.
Annie Bryan has been named digital editor with POLITICO's Content Strategy and Innovation Team. She joins POLITICO from The Philadelphia Inquirer.
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