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National Newspaper Association will recognize the publisher of the Alamance News, Graham, NC, with its First Amendment Award on March 18, during Sunshine Week.  The award will be presented … more
The North Carolina Press Foundation has set aside funds to support the litigation efforts of NCPA members, including pre-litigation legal assistance and litigation.   NCPA members may … more
Contact: Philip Lucey, NCPA Executive Director. phil@ncpress.com Friday, February 26, 2021NCPA Virtual Convention (Raleigh, NC) North Carolina Press Association members were honored during the … more
Citing a “substantial failure to comply” with state public records law, Judge John W. Smith sided in civil superior court Monday with a coalition of four media outlets, including The … more
Forsyth County prosecutors asked a judge Friday to prevent state records on the death of Forsyth County jail inmate John Neville from being released to The News & Observer. The N&O … more
Like a bad penny, legislation to hide public notices from the public is back in N.C. General Assembly. House members have filed separate bills that would allow 14 counties in the Piedmont and … more
DTH Media Corp., parent company of The Daily Tar Heel, settled its lawsuit against the UNC System over allegations of violating state Open Meetings Law on Monday. As part of the … more
Day 1 (Thursday)  Feb 25, 2021  3:00 NCPF board meeting  Meeting will be held live via Zoom Day 2 (Friday) Feb 26, 2021 9:00 NCPA/NCPS Board meeting  Meeting will … more
The North Carolina Open Government Coalition supported and released a new project Friday that allows for a new understanding of the players that fund state campaigns in North Carolina and how federal … more
WILMINGTON – On Nov. 10, 1898, the office of The Daily Record, a Black-run newspaper published by Alexander Manly, was burned to the ground by a mob of white supremacists who would go … more
Report for America has become a local enterprise, as the nonprofit organization announced that Mountain Times Publications had successfully applied for a RFA reporter to join the newsgroup in … more
Somewhere out there, Randolph A. Shotwell is having a good laugh. Or maybe he's spinning in his grave just a touch. Shotwell, you see, founded this newspaper 150 years ago — actually, a … more
The publisher of the Alamance News was handcuffed in court Tuesday as he objected to a judge’s decision to block reporters from attending a hearing in a case that has been a focus for … more
There was enough news going on outside of Moore County in the year 1920 to keep anyone well occupied. The United States won more medals than any other country at the seventh modern Olympic … more
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In co-signing a letter drafted by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press to the Graham Police Department concerning the arrest of Alamance News reporter Tomas Murawski, The NCPA and a … more
The Pilot, which owns Pinestraw and four other magazines across the state, added one more to its fold Friday, agreeing to buy Walter, Raleigh’s arts and culture magazine, from … more
Although you may have participated in the past, all newspapers must re-register on the contest website. The association code is "ncpress" and is also listed in the rules.   There have … more
Oct. 1 is the deadline for paid distribution newspapers to file the Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation form (PS Form 3526) with your postmaster. Remember that paid electronic … more
With the General Assembly about to head home early last Friday morning, one of the strongest “right to know” voices in the NC House, Rep. Josh Dobson, advanced a public records … more
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