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Bitterroot Star libel suit dismissed

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  March 20, 2018, Bitterroot Star A federal district court judge has dismissed the case filed by former Ravalli County treasurer Valerie Stamey and her husband Richard Stamey against the Bitterroot Star and the newspaper’s publishers Victoria and Michael Howell. The Stameys claimed that they were defamed by a newspaper article written by Michael Howell

Robert “Bob” Gilluly obituary

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    Robert Sam Gilluly   Robert (“Bob”) Gilluly passed away of natural causes in Anaconda, Montana on February 14, 2018 at the age of 84.  Bob was survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Mary Ann Gilluly; his four children, Tom Gilluly (Kristy Eib-Gilluly) of Chandler, Arizona and Karen Gilluly Snow of Missoula,

Dick Crockford Tribute

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William “Dick” Crockford II, 65, of Dillon, Montana, passed Wednesday, February 7, 2018. A respected stalwart of the region’s newspaper industry, Crockford had served as the publisher of the Dillon Tribune since 2007. Active in the Montana Newspaper Association for 35 years, he was elected as its president in 2007 and earned distinction from it

News Media Alliance Ad Puts Exclamation Point on Campaign: “We Are Real News”

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News Media Alliance Ad Puts Exclamation Point on Campaign: “We Are Real News” Next phase of campaign will focus on trust Arlington, Va. – The News Media Alliance today launched the final ad of the second phase of its Campaign to Support Real News. The new ad puts an exclamation point on the storyline it

Informed Citizen Initiative makes media literacy experts available around Montana

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Informed Citizen Initiative makes media literacy experts available around Montana ROB CHANEY [email protected] Fake news was the topic for a panel discussion with, from left, University of Montana journalism professor Dennis Swibold, Missoulian editor Kathy Best, Mansfield Library web services librarian Jaci Wilkinson and retired UM Broadcast Media Center director William Marcus last week at

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

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