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Open-meeting complaints continue to decline

Open meetings

Complaints to the Nevada attorney general of violations of the state’s open-meeting law have continued to decline over the past half-dozen years, according to the attorney who investigates them. Since January 2014, the Attorney General’s Office has averaged 32 complaints a year, according to George Taylor, the senior deputy who ...

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Volunteering to judge the contest … FAQ

contest paper

So you are volunteering to be a judge for the Better Newspaper Contest and you’re wondering, “What did I get myself into?” Here are answers to some frequently asked questions. If you need to know more, just ask. What will I be judging? Each year, the Nevada Press Association trades ...

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The electronic spying threat to freedom of the press

Trevor Timm Ted Talk

Trevor Timm, executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, explains in this brief Ted Talk how the federal government uses its electronic surveillance of journalists to crack down on whistleblowers. Timm made this point during a panel discussion last month in Las Vegas, where Patrick File convened a ...

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You can do a better job of networking

OMC networking

Networking has never been more important, yet most professionals don’t do a great job of it. The successful professionals are the ones who cut through all the noise in today’s frenzied world and find ways to build trusting relationships with clients, colleagues and persons of influence. Now is the time ...

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Full-time graphic designer wanted in Winnemucca

WINNEMUCCA PUBLISHING SEEKS A FULL-TIME GRAPHIC DESIGNER. Job duties include ad production, layout, coordinating with the sales team to get ad content and with the editorial department to get content written for various special issues. Must have experience with Adobe products (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop). The applicant should also be ...

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