A Centralized Resource of COVID-19 information for News Media Companies in Pennsylvania

COVID-19 in PennsylvaniaTo help you and your news media organization navigate through the unchartered waters related to COVID-19­­­­­, the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association is providing a centralized resource for information. Our goal is to serve as a clearinghouse of information that is of benefit to all of our members.

During these turbulent and uncertain times, PNA remains committed to providing the resources and services you need to manage your news media organization effectively. Please let us know how we can be of assistance to you, and above all, stay safe and well.

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Promotional Spotlight Special Edition: Pocono Record

Pocono Record uses contests and promotions to regain revenue lost during COVID-19 To say that the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a wrench in advertising campaign plans and targets for Pennsylvania newspapers is…

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The Chestnut Hill Local’s Blue Edition Initiative

By John Derr publisher of the Chestnut Hill Local   The Chestnut Hill Local went blue on May 28, 2020, to honor frontline personnel and essential workers throughout the community who have…

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PNA announces exclusive weekly media calls with PA Secretary of Health, Dr. Levine

MEMBER ALERT Upcoming Call: Tuesday, June 2 1:00 pm R.S.V.P required by Monday, June 1st at 5:00 p.m. to receive call-in information The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association (PNA) has been working with the…

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Promotional Spotlight Special Edition: Yard Sale Signs

Yard signs bring messages of hope and celebration for community, and the publications that serve them, during COVID-19 During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association (PNA) actively sought to discover, create…

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Promotional Spotlight Special Edition: Public Source

PublicSource expands into podcasts to extend hyper-local coverage during COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has fostered a paradigm shift for many news organizations across the country and within Pennsylvania. PublicSource, a non-profit online…

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PNA releases Little Book of Coronavirus Coverage

During the turbulent and uncertain times wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, Pennsylvania’s newspapers have risen to the occasion, as they always do when faced with adverse circumstances. From providing up-to-the-minute factual reporting…

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Legal Hotline: HIPAA Directory Information

Q: I asked a hospital about the status of a man being treated for COVID.  The hospital refused and said HIPAA prevents the release of all patient information.  Does HIPAA prevent hospitals…

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Promotional Spotlight Special Edition: Butler Eagle

Butler Eagle delivers Daily Messages of Faith to unite the community As the COVID-19 crisis began to affect the Butler, Pa., region, Andie Hannon, managing editor of the Butler Eagle, worked with…

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Promotional Spotlight Special Edition: Pittsburgh City Paper

Pittsburgh City Paper promotes membership program during COVID-19 pandemic When Pittsburgh City Paper lost more than 50% of the advertising dollars for its Spring Guide in the first week of COVID-19-related social…

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Pulse Research Sales Tool and COVID-19 Shopping Impact Survey Results

Free to PNA Members To better understand how consumer behavior and shopping intentions in Pa. have changed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association (PNA) partnered with Pulse…

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