Your help is needed to help ensure passage of Local Journalism Sustainability Act

On Thursday, July 22, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced a companion bill in the U.S. Senate to H.R. 3940, the Local Journalism Sustainability Act. This is a bipartisan bill that seeks to help local newspapers sustain financial viability through a series of three tax credits.

America's Newspapers supports the passage of this legislation and calls on all members to ask their senators and Congressional representatives for their support.

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Our Annual Meeting

Thank you to our October conference sponsors!

Our Conference Sponsors are integral players in the future of the newspaper industry.  We encourage you to talk with them during the Senior Leadership Conference and learn about the many ways they can help you increase your audience reach and improve your bottom line.

Ford Foundation donates $1 million to expand The Times-Picayune and The Advocate’s statewide investigative unit

The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana) and The Advocate (Baton Rouge) will receive a $1 million gift from the Ford Foundation, one of the nation's largest philanthropic funds, to double the size of the newspapers' investigative team and expand the geographic reach of the papers' reporting.

Saving Community News: New study released by the James B. McClatchy Foundation

A new report to be released July 27 by the James B. McClatchy Foundation announces the establishment of the Central Valley Journalism Collaborative, a new infrastructure model dedicated to keeping community journalism thriving in California's Central Valley.

New READ LOCAL ad campaign is now available to newspapers — at no cost — in print, digital format

America's Newspapers is making a new marketing  campaign available to all newspapers that encourages readers to: Shop Local. Eat Local. Read Local.

Newspapers can download this series of print and social media ads at no cost.  The print ads include space for the name or logo of the newspaper publishing them. 

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