• Register for America East today!

      • Mar 02, 2016
    The 2016 America East Media Business and Technology Conference, administered by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association and scheduled April 4-6 at the Hershey Lodge, is poised to offer a powerful session lineup for anyone working in the news media industry. Featuring workshops, 20+ sessions, two awards presentations, various networking receptions and a robust trade show floor, America East offers affordable registrations ranging from exhibits only passes to single day badges and full time options.
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  • Standard-Journal receives 42 ‘It Can Wait’ editorial entries

      • Feb 25, 2016
    When the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association and Foundation teamed up with AT&T to host a statewide “It Can Wait” editorial contest, the goal was to encourage member newspapers to have local students explain why texts while driving can wait. While the response for this contest was impressive statewide, the Standard-Journal (Milton) engaged its student community more than any other member.
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  • Legal Hotline: Libel red flag words

      • Feb 25, 2016
    Q: Our editorial staff reviews letters to the editor for defamation prior to publication, and if we see any issues, we get an attorney involved. Do you have a list of red flag words to assist staff reviewing for defamation?
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  • PNA welcomes new LaunchPad member, HubCiti

      • Feb 24, 2016
    The PNA is happy to announce the latest addition to our LaunchPad program, HubCiti.
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  • Acel Moore remembered as Philadelphia lover

      • Feb 23, 2016
    Philadelphia Inquirer columnist, editor and reporter Acel Moore loved Philadelphia...
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  • Discover America's Story generates revenue, preserves archives

      • Feb 19, 2016
    Newspaper publishers have been trying to figure out what to do with their bound archives for years. Discover America's Story has created a solution - an ad sales approach that makes money for archive digitization.
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  • Legal Hotline: Confidentiality Clauses

      • Feb 18, 2016
    Q: Are settlement agreements involving public agencies considered public records? Can an agency rely upon a confidentiality clause in a settlement agreement to deny access? A: Settlement agreements between public agencies and third parties are public records, and the Pennsylvania appellate courts have consistently held that confidentiality clauses in these agreements are not enforceable.
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  • AE Exhibitor Lineup Systems strikes deal with KM Media Group

      • Feb 18, 2016
    Major UK media company KM Media Group has signed an agreement with ad technology solutions provider Lineup Systems to implement Lineup's specialist advertising CRM.
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  • Billy Penn continues original mission amid shifting Philly media

      • Feb 17, 2016
    Billy Penn launched its website, billypenn.com, more than one year ago and its vision remains simple: mobile-first, millennial-friendly, a mix of aggregated and original content, and a big bet on live events.
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  • LNP breaks down Sunshine Act with detailed video

      • Feb 16, 2016
    LNP (Lancaster) has been covering a number of Sunshine Act issues regarding the Mannheim Township School Board.
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  • Post-Gazette sports writer inducted to PA Sports Hall of Fame

      • Feb 16, 2016
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette sports writer Mike White will be inducted to the Western chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame on April 23.
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  • Leader Times welcomes return of local sports coverage with 2 new staffers

      • Feb 12, 2016
    The Leader Times' (Kittanning) new sports editor, Sam Legg, and sports reporter, Joe Rhoades, started their positions Feb. 1, becoming the newspaper's first sports department staffers in several months.
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  • Legal Hotline: Sunshine work sessions

      • Feb 11, 2016
    Q: A newly elected borough council has begun to hold private “work sessions,” where a majority of council discusses and decides which issues will be addressed at the next public meeting and which will not. Their solicitor says work sessions are not required to be public because there are no final votes taking place. Doesn’t the Sunshine Act require these types of discussions and decisions about agency business to be held at a public meeting? A: Yes, the Sunshine Act applies.
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  • Calkins Media selected as finalist for Mega-Innovation Award

      • Feb 11, 2016
    Calkins Media was selected as a finalist for the inaugural Mega-Innovation Award.
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  • Indiana Gazette newspaper carrier retires after 35 years of service

      • Feb 10, 2016
    The Indiana Gazette is saying goodbye to longtime newspaper carrier, Paul Tatarko.
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  • West Penn Media takes over Leader Times production

      • Feb 10, 2016
    On Monday, Feb. 8, West Penn Media Group will begin producing the Leader Times (Kittanning).
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  • Times Leader editor accepts position with Gannett

      • Feb 09, 2016
    George Spohr, executive editor of the Times Leader Media Group, has been named news director of the Journal & Courier in Lafayette, Ind.
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  • Philadelphia Media Network profits from digital incubator partnerships

      • Feb 09, 2016
    PMN has hosted more than 20 start-ups in its Project Liberty Digital Incubator.
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  • Editorial Round Up - Week of Feb. 1

      • Feb 08, 2016
    A weekly review of legal and legislative editorials.
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  • Sentinel reporter selected to attend Guggenheim Symposium

      • Feb 08, 2016
    The Sentinel's (Carlisle) Joshua Vaughn has been selected to attend the 11th Annual H.F. Guggenheim Symposium on Crime in America.
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