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White House On Police Shootings Of African-Americans: It's A 'Local Matter'

Yahoo! News – 2018-03-29

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that last

Sinclair Broadcasting Orders Local Anchors To Record Bizarre 'Hostage' Video

Yahoo! News – 2018-04-02

> How America's largest local TV owner turned its news anchors into soldiers

News publishers see subscription dollars in local politics

Digiday – 2018-04-10

In-depth political coverage gives news publishers a chance to monetize small but valuable audiences. The post News publishers see subscription dollars in local politics appeared first on Digiday.

Local election candidates urged to champion libraries

The Bookseller – 2018-04-20

Library and information association CILIP is encouraging candidates to champion libraries ahead of the local elections taking place in England this May.

Amazon.com plays catch-up in Brazil as local rivals thrive

Reuters – 2018-04-25

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Claudia Maria de Oliveira is leery of online shopping. But while browsing social media recently, the 49-year-old Brazilian spotted a bargain-priced sandwich press from local...

PM May defies expectations in England local elections

Yahoo! News – 2018-05-05

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party fared better than expected in local elections in England as the final results were announced early Saturday, in her first test at the polls...

Tourists in Los Angeles County pumped a record $22.7 billion into the local economy

Los Angeles Times – 2018-05-07

A record-setting pace of tourists visiting Los Angeles County injected $22.7 billion into the local economy last year, countering fears that a strong dollar and tough rhetoric from the White House...

Chief Executive magazine has named this local exec CEO of the year

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2018-05-09

President Donald Trump may not always know her name, but Marillyn Hewson’s peers do: Chief Executive magazine has named the Lockheed Martin chief its CEO of the year.  Hewson joins Bill Gates,...

ICE expands controversial partnerships with local law enforcement

Yahoo! News – 2018-05-25

ICE’s 287(g) program, which is being expanded, deputizes local police and sheriffs to enforce immigration law in some localities. Critics say it leads to racial profiling and unjust detentions.

White Nationalist Who Marched In Charlottesville Elected To Local GOP Office

Yahoo! News – 2018-06-06

White nationalist James Allsup is now an elected officer in the Republican

UK National Poetry Day and BBC Local Radio Commissions 12 New Works on the Topic of Change

Publishing Perspectives – 2018-06-18

Poetry can 'focus our attention and become a small present (in both senses of the word) in the middle of change,' says one of the 12 poets selected for the UK's BBC Local Radio participation in...

BBC Local Radio to commission poems on 'change'

The Bookseller – 2018-06-19

National Poetry Day and BBC Local Radio have commissioned 12 poems for each of the BBC regions in England to “celebrate the small changes that really matter to people”.

The best restaurants in the world, and in local malls

Los Angeles Times – 2018-06-23

Good Saturday morning, especially if you too got up early to watch Belgium play Tunisia, or Mexico play South Korea. By the way, Guelaguetza, the beloved Oaxacan restaurant in Koreatown, opened at 6...

No story too small: how the Wotton Times is reviving local media with newt exclusives

The Guardian – 2018-07-09

A newspaper in Gloucestershire has found an enthusiastic audience by pursuing hyperlocal stories. Could their approach help revive the UK’s beloved local press?With the increasing digitisation of...

Operator of Orange County malls says it shares license plate data with local police, but not ICE

Los Angeles Times – 2018-07-12

A major Orange County land developer that owns three shopping centers equipped with cameras that read license plates said Wednesday it does not share information about vehicles captured in the...

Glendale woman wants local law that regulates dog cages

Los Angeles Times – 2018-07-13

A black English Labrador sitting in a cage she thought was too small tore at Lily Arutunian’s heart. She said she was compelled to do something. What Arutunian did was start a petition to get an...

‘To sit down with them is valuable’: With $3m in grants and advice, Facebook finds favor from local newspapers

Digiday – 2018-07-13

Participants have been pleasantly surprised at the program, which helped spread best practices for publishers trying to grow their subscriptions. The post ‘To sit down with them is...

Local quartet helps Team USA reach Junior Pan Am semifinals

Los Angeles Times – 2018-07-14

The United States Men’s Youth National Water Polo team is two wins from the title at the UANA Junior Pan American Championships in Clearwater, Fla. Four local players have helped Team USA get...

Local publishers consider agency services in search for growth

Digiday – 2018-07-19

As small businesses' digital marketing and service needs grow, local publishers see a chance to grow their agency business. The post Local publishers consider agency services in search for growth...

Local Focus, Global Reach: Inside Time Out’s Ambitious Ascent

Folio Magazine – 2018-07-24

Global recommendations purveyor Time Out Group—which, a decade ago, essentially consisted of two weekly magazines and a licensing business—today boasts owned and operated media brands in 76...

Mirror parent slashes value of local newspapers by £150m

The Guardian – 2018-07-30

Reach posts half-year loss of $114m as regional papers struggle in the digital age The publisher of the Mirror and Express newspapers slumped to a first half loss of more than £100m after slashing...

Davler Media Acquires Another Local Parenting Magazine

Folio Magazine – 2018-07-30

Davler Media has acquired the 29-year-old monthly Staten Island Parent magazine from founding publisher Roselle Farina-Hecht, growing its NYMetroParents portfolio to comprise eight local magazines...

When a Local Paper Gets New Owners, Partisan Strife Hits Its Doorstep

The New York Times – 2018-08-06

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal was sold in June to one of its former publishers, Richard Budman, and his wife, Chris. Mr. Budman denied in an interview that the paper was being influenced by his...

This Connecticut publisher got 5 major foundations to support local journalism

Poynter. – 2018-08-08

Bringing community funders together allows newsrooms to do work with a bigger impact. 

Blessing of the Grapes ceremony provides healing help for local patients

Los Angeles Times – 2018-08-11

On Wednesday, Father Movses Shannakian was joined by a dozen ministers as they visited Adventist Health Glendale, formerly Glendale Adventist Medical Center, to partake in the annual Blessing of the...

Local Fisherman And Tourist Killed In Kenya Hippo Attacks

Yahoo! News – 2018-08-13

A local fisherman and a Chinese tourist were killed in a single day by hippo

Illness at Ohio Chipotle caused by food-borne bacteria: local officials

Yahoo! News – 2018-08-16

The outbreak last month was the latest in a series of food safety lapses at the burrito chain, and health officials said it was caused by the clostridium perfringens bacterium, which often infects...

Arcadia, ABA Partner on Local Book Program

Publishers Weekly – 2018-08-23

Arcadia Publishing and the American Booksellers Association have teamed up on a program that will give independent booksellers access to a select group of regional titles that will appeal to their...

San Diego County warns of possible tuberculosis exposures in local jails

Los Angeles Times – 2018-08-25

Two confirmed cases of tuberculosis in local jails elevated the risk of exposure at three government buildings in July and early August, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency...

Former L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa joins board of local cannabis firm MedMen

Los Angeles Times – 2018-08-30

Former L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is joining the board of publicly traded cannabis company MedMen, marking his return to the business world following a resounding defeat in June’s Democratic...


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Gannett is putting a local spin on the publisher-as-agency model

Digiday – 2018-09-10

The publisher of USA Today and local newspapers is trying to grow revenue by selling agency-like services to local businesses. The post Gannett is putting a local spin on the publisher-as-agency...

Hay Festival reports £70m boost to local economy

The Bookseller – 2018-09-13

The economic impact of the Hay Festival on the local area has totalled more than £70m in the past three years, according to research carried out for the event.

Kurds opt out of first local elections in Syria since 2011

Yahoo! News – 2018-09-16

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria held its first municipal elections since 2011 on Sunday, amid tensions with the country's self-administered Kurdish region, which refused to allow polls.

Houston Texans slam local school official's racist comment about Deshaun Watson

Los Angeles Times – 2018-09-19

Houston coach Bill O’Brien and defensive end J.J. Watt spoke out Wednesday against a racist comment about Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson posted on Facebook by a Texas school superintendent....

Vans and local chefwear label Hedley & Bennett cook up a rainbow-soled collaboration

Los Angeles Times – 2018-09-26

Two Southern California companies, Costa Mesa-based action sports brand Vans and Vernon-based maker of chef gear Hedley & Bennett, have teamed up to create kitchen kicks that are as fun as they are...

Website Revs Up, With New York Magazine’s Help, to Cover More Local News

The New York Times – 2018-09-26

Jere Hester, a former city editor at The Daily News, will lead the new nonprofit website The City. “We’re really hoping to not only do some good here, but also to kind of reconnect people to...

New media startup wants to fill the void in local journalism

Crains New York – 2018-09-27

As local newsrooms shutter across the five boroughs, a new nonprofit website called The City will launch later this year in partnership with New York magazine to focus on what they call... To view...

Local news nonprofit The City lays out funding plans

Crains New York – 2018-09-29

Months after Crain's predicted that nonprofits "could be the future of New York journalism," New York magazine and its partners announced the creation of The City, a donation-driven news group...

Local Independent Online News Publishers gets $100,000 grant from Facebook

Poynter. – 2018-10-12

LION, Local Independent Online News Publishers, announced at the start of its annual confere

UAE Ministry Affirms Commitment to Local Educational Publishers

Publishing Perspectives – 2018-10-31

In this week's publishing conference at the Sharjah International Book Fair, delegates are welcoming an education ministry commitment to local publishers. The post UAE Ministry Affirms Commitment to...

Stressing Local Publishers’ Importance at Sharjah’s Conference: Setzer, Al Hammadi

Publishing Perspectives – 2018-10-30

As the lead voice of the IPA passes to a new president at Sharjah's publishing conference, the UAE's education minster stresses local publishers' role. The post Stressing Local Publishers’...

Trump Visits Pittsburgh As Local Officials Decline To Join Him

Yahoo! News – 2018-10-31

President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, visited

Local high school athletes commit on signing day

Los Angeles Times – 2018-11-15

Sophie Wallace is entering her fourth year starting for the Corona del Mar High girls’ water polo team. On Wednesday, she made her college decision official — and her best friend also played a...

China’s Children’s Book Market: Big Numbers and Local Talent

Publishing Perspectives – 2018-11-16

As China's children's book market matures, publishers are look at ways to develop more local talent while maintaining a balance with foreign titles. The post China’s Children’s Book Market: Big...

Tough day in Long Beach for local girls' tennis players

Los Angeles Times – 2018-11-20

Dave Lemons had never had a doubles team advance to the CIF Southern Section Individuals tournament in his first 11 years as Edison High girls’ tennis coach. This year the Chargers had two, Wave...

Beaconsfield to honour former resident Uttley with plaque following local society campaign

The Bookseller – 2018-12-04

Buckinghamshire town Beaconsfield will next month unveil a plaque dedicated to children’s author and former resident Alison Uttley.

Guyana condemns 'hostile act' by Venezuela in local waters

Yahoo! News – 2018-12-24

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana's foreign ministry has condemned what it says was a dangerous incursion into local waters after a Norwegian ship hired by ExxonMobil was "intercepted"...

Sinaloa Cartel hands out Christmas presents to local villagers

Yahoo! News – 2018-12-29

Mexicans living in the state of Sinaloa have received a delivery of Christmas parcels, with a message wishing them well from a leader of the Sinaloa cartel. Wrapped in clear plastic, the baskets came...

Another blow to local journalism: East Bay Express editorial staff laid off

Los Angeles Times – 2019-01-13

The East Bay Express laid off nearly its entire editorial staff this week in a blow to the alternative weekly, which has been a pillar in the community for four decades. Five of seven editorial...

MWPA Saves Local Book Reviews with Boost from Stephen King

Publishers Weekly – 2019-01-14

Backed by social media support from author and Maine resident Stephen King, a petition and lobbying effort by the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance has successfully persuaded the 'Portland Press...

Facebook is funding more programs catering to local news publishers

Digiday – 2019-01-15

Facebook announced over $30 million in grants to organizations trying to help local news publishers. The post Facebook is funding more programs catering to local news publishers appeared first on...

'Bird Box' and other movies boost local production 5% in fourth quarter, report says

Los Angeles Times – 2019-01-17

Los Angeles County film and TV production increased 5% in the fourth quarter, as movies such as the popular Netflix thriller “Bird Box” opted to film locally, according to data released...

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