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Improving relations with city hall a two-way street

By Jim Pumarlo A fire chief was suspended without pay after taking his nephew, and another firefighter off […]

Planning for the Worst

KevinSlimpVirusNotes What if coronavirus requires our staff to work from home? I received an email from Dennis Derossett, […]

It Pays to Pay Attention

By John Foust Raleigh, NC Abby, who owns a retail store, told me about an appointment with a […]

Check In Regularly With Readers

When is the last time readers said they were misquoted in a story? Or called to say they’re […]

Get Real

November’s announcement of the merger of Gannett, once considered the apex of all newspaper chains, and Gatehouse rocked […]

Affinity Publisher and IDMarkz: One thumbs up, one thumb sideways

I spent my morning writing about mergers, buyouts, and bankruptcies. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready […]

Will press associations survive when local papers need them more than ever?

“By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall,” wrote Pennsylvanian activist John Dickinson in 1768. Those words held true for […]

Meet them where they are

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

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 […]