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With the advent of the new Marked Copy Alternate Process, some corollary questions about advertising and non-advertising measurement have arisen.

A state appeals court has accelerated its review of a district court judge's ruling that resulted in the dismissal of charges against two Montgomery County elected officials and a political consultant, the Conroe Courier reported.

AUSTIN – The Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas is accepting entries for the 2017 Nancy Monson Spirit of FOI Award recognizing outstanding journalism exploring open government and the public’s right to know. The deadline for submission of entries is Thursday, May 18. The contest is open to newspapers, broadcast news organizations and online news media.

Last month’s column was a warning that the attack on journalism by certain actors on the public stage is having an effect on community newspapers, and that social media are driving readers to spend more time with national news than with local news. How can community papers can adapt to this radically changed news landscape?

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Recycled newsprint made up approximately 42 percent of newsprint purchased by Texas publishers responding to the 2016 recycled newsprint survey, according to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s report released earlier this month.

Texas Press Association is co-sponsoring a revenue conference with the Inland Press Association and The Blinder Group, enabling TPA members to attend the April 26-27 event in Austin at a lower rate.

A free “newsletter playbook tool” to serve as a guide for news organizations will be released later this year by Crosscut News, a nonprofit news site based out of Seattle.
Crosscut is researching the most effective way to convert unique news readers into engaged email subscribers in partnership with the Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Leadership changes have been reported at four Texas newspapers.