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Beeler’s suicide cartoon was personal for Dispatch staff

Nate Beeler of the Columbus Dispatch didn't look far for inspiration for his moving cartoon on Sunday (used here with permission).


Poynter: How small newspapers can do great work

Now the good news: Local newsrooms are still doing great work.


7 things publishers should do to transition their business model

A few years ago, in 2014 to be exact, I wrote a post about what publishers should be doing to transform their businesses to a new multi-platform business model. Many of the tasks mentioned in 2014 remain the same in 2018, but a few have changed in light of new innovations and best practices.


Print Act introduced in House to protect publishers and printers from harmful tariffs

Rep. Kristi Noem, R-SD and Charlie Crist (D-FL) yesterday introduced legislation to suspend tariffs on Canadian imports of uncoated groundwood paper which includes newsprint used by newspapers, book publishers, printers and direct mail companies.


Ohio News Media Foundation announces 2018 scholarship winners

The Ohio News Media Association is proud to announce the Ohio News Media Foundation scholarship winners for 2018. Three scholarships were awarded to college and high school students for their work in media-related fields.


School bus accident bill passes with ONMA amendment

Journalists will continue to see names of minors in school-bus accident reports, though this information only will be made available upon request if House Bill 8 becomes law. The Ohio Legislature has passed an ONMA-supported amendment to a bill that would have blocked access.


How to mitigate increased newsprint costs

Tariffs are still in effect, but you can control how they impact your bottom line


Hilliard-native Olivia Wile named new ONMA and AdOhio intern

With a new summer comes a new intern. Ohio News Media Association and AdOhio welcome Olivia Wile to the team this summer.


Ohio Citizen Participation Act makes reappearance in Senate

More than eight months since its initial appearance in front of the Senate, the much-anticipated second hearing for the Ohio Citizen Participation Act was held Wednesday in the Ohio Senate. Passage of the bill is one of the ONMA’s ongoing legislative priorities.


Dispatch exec among leaders of new GateHouse consumer marketing agency

GateHouse Media announced the launch of a new, central consumer marketing agency to drive consumer marketing revenue and develop new and innovative products and experiences. Led by Denise Robbins, Senior Vice President Consumer Marketing, the agency is focused on delivering GateHouse’s award-winning content to new audiences and providing even greater value to their 23 million weekly readers.

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