NLA: APME and ASNE Merge

The American Society of News Editors and the Associated Press Media Editors joined forces in 2019. ASNE and APME is now NLA, the News Leaders Association. Previously both organizations have been newspaper focused, but together as NLA, the organization hopes to evolve to serve the media at large. “We want to serve broadcast, startups, nonprofits,…

NLA Co-President Angie Muhs: The Evolving Journalism Industry

As Americans shift their view to the digital world, so do journalists. Changes are happening in newsrooms across the United States to cater to the new medium. Some communities, though, are finding less coverage from their local newspapers. This often happens due to staff shortages and budget cuts. While it may be a difficult transitioning…

Leading the Way for Journalism in South Louisiana

It’s rare to receive a newspaper that’s a hefty 65 pages, but this is common for The New Orleans Advocate on a Saturday in Louisiana. While the company’s online presence NOLA.com is nothing to be overlooked, it’s print publication has been growing circulation year over year.  Owners of The New Orleans Advocate, John and Dathel…

“The Battle for Truth”

Maria Ressa may not be a household name among American journalists, but she will be after Monday’s opening session of the inaugural News Leaders Association opening luncheon, where she is the keynote speaker.  Ressa is the CEO and executive editor of Rappler.com, the largest journalist-controlled media corporation in the Philippines and also a verified signatory…