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Testing theories about Trump, religion, faith, immigration and politics at Harvard Divinity School symposium

By Bill Densmore  / PRINTABLE VERSION Here are my file notes from attending a “Symposium on Religious Literacy and Journalism,” on Dec. 8-9, 2016 at the Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass. The Religious Literacy Project http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2016/12/religious-lit-symposium/ SCHEDULE SPEAKERS/LEADERS — … Continue reading

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Does local newspaper ownership matter? These experts found more than 30 of nation’s 50 “most successful” newspapers were locally owned

Three years ago,  a former news manager and news-management consultant — a married couple just retired from teaching journalism in Oregon — set out on a 50-state journey to spotlight some of the most successful U.S. daily newspapers.  They stopped and … Continue reading

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John Paton on paywalls, strategy, Patch, outsourcing and keeping local journalism vibrant

EXCERPTED TRANSCRIPT (exact quotes only were indicated by quote marks) of MediaNews Group Inc.-published audio of Journal Register Co. CEO John Paton speaking Sept. 7, 2011 to MediaNews Group at the Denver Post Listen to Journal Register Corp. CEO John … Continue reading

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AUDIO (mp3 format): JRC’s John Paton at MediaNews Denver

Listen to Journal Register Corp. CEO John Paton address and answer questions from employees of the Denver Post and MediaNews Group on Sept. 7, 2011 in Denver in this 36-minute MP3 podcast:   CLICK TO DOWNLOAD/PLAY The original audio was posted as … Continue reading

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