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Two — maybe three — lessons from one goof

Politifact

Thanks to Riley Snyder for a bit of a history lesson when he fact-checked the Republican National Convention to confirm that Carson City is, indeed, still the capital of Nevada. That’s going to be the easiest fact-check he’ll ever do. In the meantime, though, Twitter managed to provide a spelling ...

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Journalist of Merit releases new album

Perpetual Star

As far as I know, this is a first for one of our Journalist of Merit award-winners. Many have gone on to great things, but now Scott Neuffer, formerly a reporter for The Record-Courier in Minden-Gardnerville, has released an album. Scott won a Journalist of Merit award in 2011 from ...

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Newspaper Association Managers to meet in Reno

NAM-A-Reno

Newspaper Association Managers, the group representing press association directors across the United States and Canada, will hold its annual conference in Reno on Aug. 9-12. The group is meeting at the Peppermill to discuss issues ranging from legislation affecting newspapers to revenue-raising ideas. About 50 people are expected. The Nevada ...

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Common sense is paying off for publisher

JoeyBlog

by Kevin Slimp Doggone that Joey Young. And doggone that Al Cross, too. While we’re at it, doggone the managing editor of that daily in Tennessee and the journalist from the metro paper who kept me up last  night. I should have known better. After several long days, punctuated by ...

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Asian American journalists to meet in Las Vegas

AAJA

The Asian American Journalists Association will hold its annual convention at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas from Aug. 10-13. Here’s more about the conference. The group has an impressive lineup of speakers from Public Radio, CNN, Politico and several other news outlets on the agenda. Las Vegas-area journalists can get ...

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