Journalists across the country are assessing the fallout after a North Carolina jury awarded nearly $6 million in libel verdicts against The Raleigh News & Observer and one of its reporters.
The case seems to provide more evidence that the growing unpopularity of media may translate into less-sympathetic jury pools when news organizations face lawsuits. Adding to worries among newsroom leaders are the ways outsiders, including jurors on the N&O case, interpret internal communications among reporters, sources, and editors.
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Eight executives from SNPA member newspapers have been selected to participate in SNPA's 2015-16 NEX GEN class. They will be paired with experienced industry experts in a structured mentorship program.
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The top candidate will be ambitious and driven to report on everything from news to features to sports. Also, getting the story first, best and complete, with photos and video, across multiple platforms – print, digital and social media – is a must. Learn more and submit your resume
Assistant Managing Editor, The Baytown Sun, Baytown, Texas
The AME oversees the nightly production of the newspaper, is our lead designer and contributes editorials. Learn more and submit your resume
The Mega-Conference is the only major newspaper industry conference of 2018. It is set for Feb. 26-28 in San Diego, Calif., at the Manchester Grand Hyatt.