Montana secretary of state sends email criticizing mainstream media to 130,000 people

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Montana secretary of state sends email criticizing mainstream media to 130,000 people January 18, 2018  Independent Record By Holly K. Michels An email letter sent to thousands of Montanans by Secretary of State Corey Stapleton stirred up discussion Wednesday over how state resources were used to disseminate the message. The email, sent to 130,000 business

Montana documentary Dark Money featured at Sundance

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Montana documentary Dark Money featured at Sundance A film exploring Montana’s modern and historic battles against anonymous corporate campaign contributions will be featured at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. After the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizen United ruling struck down as unconstitutional a federal law prohibiting corporations and unions from making expenditures relating to federal elections,

Newspaper publishers: Tax on Canadian-made newsprint would hurt U.S. businesses, readers

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Newspaper publishers: Tax on Canadian-made newsprint would hurt U.S. businesses, readers Rob Chaney, Missoulian The wood war on the Canadian border has a new player: the U.S. newspaper industry. The United States and Canada have been struggling for a year over claims that British Columbia sawmills unfairly price their softwood lumber exports to the U.S.

Montana Newspaper Foundation awards 2018 Internship grants

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Montana Newspaper Foundation awards 2018 Internship grants Internships offer great opportunities for students with a passion for the newspaper industry and our Montana Newspaper Association professional members.  Students gain relevant firsthand experience and use their internship experience to secure good jobs and MNA members build relationships that may lead to job candidates. The Montana Newspaper

Lone Peak Lookout returns

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  Co-founder reflects on how a mountain turned into a peak  By DAVID MADISON [email protected]  Kevin Kelleher remembers the eureka moment coming while setting up a shuttle for a whitewater run down the Lower Selway River in Idaho. It was April of 1982, and while traveling along a Forest Service road with his soon-to-be wife Jennifer

Mark Dobie named publisher of the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and Belgrade News

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The Bozeman Daily Chronicle and Belgrade News announced Tuesday that Mark Dobie of Oregon will be publisher of both newspapers. Dobie has served as publisher of the Herald and News in Klamath Falls, Oregon, since 2014 and will continue to oversee that newspaper. Prior to Klamath Falls, Dobie was the advertising director at the Skagit

NEWSPRINT DUTIES WILL INCREASE COSTS & THREATEN JOBS

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ACTION NEEDED: Newsprint Duties Will Increase Costs & Threaten Jobs     What: On August 30, 2017, the Department of Commerce announced the initiation of anti-dumping duty and countervailing duty investigations of Canadian imports of uncoated groundwood paper, which includes newsprint used by newspapers and other commercial publishers. The sole petitioner seeking protection is North

Pressly resigns as Bozeman Daily Chronicle publisher for position at MSU

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By Bozeman Daily Chronicle Stephanie Pressly, president and publisher of the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and the Belgrade News, announced her resignation Monday to accept a position at Montana State University. “I have been privileged to work with the talented staff at the Chronicle and News for the past 10 years,” said Pressly. “They are a

Who are the Adams family, and why are they buying newspapers by the dozen?

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As family owners of newspapers are deciding in waves to exit the difficult industry, many of them are finding a new and eager suitor — the secretive Adams Publishing Group. Barely three years old, Minneapolis-based Adams has assembled a group of more than 100 small dailies, weeklies and shoppers in at least 15 separate transactions. In

NNA survey: Newspapers still top choice for local news

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By National Newspaper Association People prefer newspapers for their local news over TV and the internet, according to a survey conducted for the National Newspaper Association. The majority of those who responded stated their preference for local news was: 33% local newspapers 30% TV (cable/local stations) 11% internet 5% radio 5% social media When asked

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