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Meet them where they are

By John Foust Tim manages an ad sales team. “When I started my career in the newspaper business, […]

2020 MNA Convention and Trade Show

The Minnesota Newspaper Association Annual Convention & Trade Show is a two-day event for MNA members to come […]

These tips will make you a better reporter

Poynter

Poynter | Kristen Hare As the business and demands of journalism continue changing rapidly, one constant remains — […]

The value of simplicity

By John Foust Statisticians disagree on the number of commercial messages we are exposed to each day. Some […]

“I love you guys”

I’ve been a consultant for 30 years: a newspaper editor and manager for 20 years before that. At […]

What it Takes To Hold Power Accountable

Reed Anfinson Publisher/Owner; Swift County Monitor-News, Benson, MN and President National Newspaper Association Foundation has given newspapers permission […]

Are community papers akin to a circus?

There are times when producing a community paper can seem like being in a circus. One moment you […]

Great Newspaper Ideas

By Al Cross In explaining my work, I sometimes say that there are thousands of really good journalists […]

Right and left brain selling

By: John Faust   Diane was telling me about her early days in selling. “One day stands out […]

Traditional network stations don’t usually report their lower viewership

I’m amazed at how the traditional, over-the-air, television networks consistently report that “newspapers are dead.” Their anchors report […]