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The Sumter Item adds 2 to newsroom

The Sumter Item welcomed two multimedia reporters to its newsroom team this month.

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The Washington Post releases first national brand campaign

The Washington Post released its first national brand campaign Thursday, showcasing the modern-day global news organization and the relevance of its original journalism to people, institutions and culture.

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Call to action: Take part in survey about media deserts and sustainability of local journalism

To better understand the current and future state of the news and publishing industry and the various factors that undermine the sustainability of local journalism, PressReader is conducting a survey in partnership with a Princeton University sociologist.

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L.A. Times managing editor Kimi Yoshino named Baltimore Banner editor

Kimi Yoshino, managing editor of the Los Angeles Times, is leaving the newspaper to become editor in chief of the Baltimore Banner.

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Nov. 5 is deadline for grant applications: U.S. Press Freedom Accountability Project

The Committee to Protect Journalists, in collaboration with the News Leaders Association, has launched the U.S. Press Freedom Accountability Project in light of the unprecedented attacks on journalists around the United States. The initiative will support reporting on press freedom violations and accountability, with grants available to news organizations.

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Cox hires new VP of inclusion and diversity

Cox Enterprises has hired Erin Mitchell Richeson as the vice president of inclusion and diversity (I&D), effective Oct. 29.

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Sui-Lee Wee named Southeast Asia bureau chief

Sui-Lee Wee has been a central player in some of The New York Times' most ambitious China coverage and was the first to write about COVID-19 for The Times. Now, she takes on a new role as Southeast Asia bureau chief.

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News media access to government agencies: Public information officers block the public from receiving information

There has been a surge over the last two to three decades of agencies, offices and businesses prohibiting staff (or other people they have power over) from freely communicating with journalists. In many cases, bans on physical access to facilities have come along with other restraints in the name of security. This is corruption and an apocalyptical moral issue for journalists.

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Fighting for a Native American free press

In this 108th episode of "E&P Reports," Publisher Mike Blinder explores Native American news publishing and its challenges in providing free and unfettered news to the indigenous American populations it serves. Guests include Rob Collins, project manager with the Oklahoma Media Center and president-elect of Freedom of Information Oklahoma; Angel Ellis, director of Mvskoke Media, the independent tribal media agency of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation; and Sterling Cosper, membership manager of the Native American Journalists Association.

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El Espectador in Colombia to automate domestic and international football match reports

Colombian news publisher El Espectador has signed an agreement with United Robots for automated match articles for a number of major domestic and international football leagues. The agreement covers pre- and post-match texts.