The North Dakota News Cooperative board is now poised to launch their first stories under the leadership of Enterprise Journalist Michael Standaert. The first stories will come your way in August. Standaert already has a list of about 40 ideas, and he is weighing in with the board regularly to gain new sources, insight and direction.
“Our aim and purpose,” wrote G.K. Ness over 100 years ago, “are to work for the best interests of this community, and to this end we ask for your cooperation, and the opportunity to cooperate with you.”
The Steele County Press, Tioga Tribune, Walsh County Record, Dickinson Press, and Bismarck Tribune netted first-place honors in the general excellence category of the 2022 North Dakota Newspaper Association (NDNA) Better Newspaper Contest for work done in 2021.
Andrist induction marks the first 3rd-generation trio to receive top honors. The Hall of Fame induction will happen at the special awards banquet, to be held during the NDNA convention at 6:30 p.m. on Fri., May 6. Awards presented during the banquet include the 50 Year Club, Hall of Fame, Rookie Reporter of the Year, Public Notice Journalism, Community Service, First Amendment, General Excellence, and Sweepstakes.
Registration NOW OPEN! This year's annual convention is packed with sessions to invigorate your newspapers, from connecting with young journalists to transition planning to a insight into a new study on newspaper financial models conducted by Teri Finneman and a host of researchers.
The 136th Annual NDNA Convention will be held from May 5-7, 2022, at the Radisson Hotel in Bismarck. Whether it's your first time joining in for the annual gathering or you've made it a tradition year after year, sessions and speakers will have ideas and insight for you to take home to your newspaper.
In an effort to expand opportunities for North Dakota newspapers and students interested in journalism internships, the North Dakota Newspaper Association Education Foundation has made some adjustments to both the D.J. Schultz High School and College Internship programs.
While Teri Finneman, a journalism professor at the University of Kansas, was conducting her award-winning research into the ways COVID-19 impacted community journalism in the Midwest, she spotted a problem faced by newspapers that has reached a critical point: newspapers have been operating under a business model nearly as old as the industry itself.