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Bill Roberts, a journalist for the rest of Nevada

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We were saddened to hear of the death of Bill Roberts, a former NPA president and longtime journalist whose knowledge will be sorely missed. A full obituary may be found in the Pahrump Valley Times. He was 64. Services are scheduled for Sunday afternoon in Tonopah. Bill was president of ...

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Media Life has a notion or 8: Newspapers can thrive


Check out the first installment of Media Life’s new series “Reinventing the American Newspaper.” “This series is based on several notions held by Media Life’s editors from years of covering newspapers,” according to the introduction. “The series will explore and test these notions over the coming months, and they are ...

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Good things to say …

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An occasional reminder that people appreciate newspapers and journalists. Thank you for uplifting front pages Thank you for the uplifting positive front pages of the Appeal. It is so great to see something beautiful or cute on the front page, instead of the negative, like most papers. The picture of ...

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New guide to reporting on climate

Climate guide

Climate Reporting Guide launched to aid coverage of adaptation issue The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) today launched a digital Reporter’s Guide to Climate Adaptation, featuring an extensive resource database and a series of backgrounders to help improve coverage of society’s preparation for the impacts of climate change. “Climate ...

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Two more Nevada newspaper archives searchable online

Pioche Daily Record

From Nevada State Archivist Jeff Kintop: The Pioche Record and Lincoln County Record through 1922 are now searchable online at Library of Congress’ Chronicling America website. The Tonopah Bonanza was added earlier this year and project is currently working on the Nevada Appeal. It is part of the National ...

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