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Washington Island Observer reports record revenue

WASHINGTON ISLAND – Bucking the perception that newspapers are in decline, the Washington Island Observer says it is getting better every year. The Door County weekly newspaper, which has a circulation of 1,100 loyal readers, reported revenue was at an all-time high in 2017. The paper operates with a staff of five people, three of which live…

Wisconsin DOJ reduces its public records copy fees

MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Justice’s Office of Open Government today announced in a news release the department’s adjusted public records request fee schedule after a recent analysis of actual costs. The office recommended other authorities do the same, especially if new copiers have been leased or purchased since the creation of a fee…

Rea named president of Newspaper Association Managers

PARK CITY, Utah – Michelle K. Rea, executive director of the New York Press Association, was elected president of Newspaper Association Managers during the group’s 95th annual summer conference last week in Park City, Utah, the coalition of trade associations announced today in a news release. Rea, who has led NYPA since 1992, has nearly…