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Annual convention of the Nevada Press Association.

New addition to convention schedule: Brendan Riley

Brendan Riley, who covered the Nevada Legislature for 19 sessions, has been added to the Nevada Press Association convention schedule to talk about writing his just-published book, “Lower Georgia Street — California’s Forgotten Barbary Coast.” He’ll speak at the Press Center, 102 N. Curry St. in Carson City, starting at …

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2017 convention coming to Carson City

The Nevada Press Association’s annual convention will be Sept. 29-30 in Carson City. Plan to join us on Friday, Sept. 29, for a reception at the historic Rinckel Mansion, home of the NPA (as well as offices of the capital bureaus of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Associated Press and Nevada …

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Shooting, editing video on your phone

Here’s the best tip I learned from David Guzman’s video seminar at the Nevada Press Association convention: Your Apple earpods, which came with the iPhone and have a built-in microphone on the right-hand wire, function as a microphone when you’re shooting video. It’s rather obvious, but I never thought about …

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John L. Smith inducted into Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame

For more than three decades, John L. Smith was a daily columnist for the state’s largest newspaper, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where he was considered a must read by R-J readers. Born and reared in Southern Nevada, John’s deep roots in the Silver State provided context that no other columnist could …

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2016 Better Newspaper Contest award winners

Here are the winners in the 2016 Better Newspaper Contest, which was judged by members of the Arizona Newspapers Association. The awards were presented during a banquet on Sept. 24 at the CasaBlanca in Mesquite. Jump to   Intermediate   Community   Urban Weeklies   Magazines (The winners are in …

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