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04/27/2017

Business, sunshine law issues lurk in Legislature

As the Ohio Legislature hurtles toward passage of a two-year budget in late June (or early July if things don’t go well), this is a good time to summarize where things stand.

04/27/2017

New logos selected for Ohio News Media Association, Foundation

Two months after Ohio Newspaper Association members voted to change the organization’s name to the Ohio News Media Association, a new logo has been selected. The winning logo was designed by Malissa Vernon, Creative Director with the GateHouse Ohio Design Center.

04/27/2017

Update on ONMF 2017 Scholarship Program

Fifty-five applications have been received for four journalism scholarships offered by The Ohio News Media Foundation, a nice increase from our total of 28 in 2016. Judging is underway to determine the winners. We want to especially thank all of our judges for their participation.

04/27/2017

Director kickstarting documentary about legendary editor Gene Roberts

David Layton and Mike Nicholson are kickstarting the documentary The Newspaperman. They are co-producing and directing. The film will tell the story of newspaper editor Gene Roberts. Roberts is known for turning around the Philadelphia Inquirer in the 1970s to become one of the best regional papers in the country. The Alliance spoke with the filmmakers about the project in this edition of 5 Answer

04/26/2017

Google will try to combat fake news using search and user feedback

Google might not be as responsible for the spread of fake news as social media, but the search giant is still doing something about it: burying known sources of fake news, and letting users weigh in, too.

04/26/2017

The media bubble is worse than you think

What went so wrong? What’s still wrong? To some conservatives, Trump’s surprise win on November 8 simply bore out what they had suspected, that the Democrat-infested press was knowingly in the tank for Clinton all along.

04/26/2017

Cincinnati.com team earns 2 Murrow Awards for 'Accused' podcast

A Cincinnati.com reporting team has earned two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for outstanding achievements in electronic journalism.

04/25/2017

Publishers are seeing another big decline in reach on Facebook

A Medium post investigating declining Facebook reach has set off the most recent alarm bells among publishers.

04/25/2017

Sandusky, Elyria among 21 papers selected for news innovation program

Poynter on Thursday announced a final list of 21 local news organizations that will participate in the Poynter Local News Innovation Project, receiving guidance from the Institute to help them transform their newsrooms into digital-first enterprises.

04/25/2017

GateHouse settles class-action suit over ‘premium’ publications

Two Massachusetts newspaper subscribers have reached a class action settlement with GateHouse Media LLC and its related publishing companies.

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