Published in the Interest of the Staunton Community for Over 143 Years

Undisturbed free press meeting led by local publications' owner

By Mary Herschleman of JOURNAL NEWS

The last week of September, community newspaper publishers, editors, and executives across the United States resoundingly reaffirmed their commitment to a free press undisturbed by unannounced police raids.

Meeting in Washington, DC, National Newspaper Association members representing community daily and weekly newspapers in 31 states took their concerns to Capitol Hill in their annual Community Newspaper Summit. During the Covid-19 pandemic, the summits were held virtually. The 2023 event was the first in-person gathering since 2019.

NNA Chairman John Galer...


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