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The title of CapCon 2023 was 'Rebuilding Trust in an Age of Disinformation.' Barr’s response to that prompt was unambiguous: You do not deserve to be trusted.
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Publisher Mike Gelbman delivers a report on our media allies, local directories, marketing services, and more.
California Local is helping a powerful organization tell a big story about confronting problems that threaten the soul of the North Lake Tahoe community.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres defends "the cornerstone of democratic societies—free, independent, and pluralistic media.”
We’ve made our proprietary content management platform available for fellow publishers.
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Three California transportation leaders explain why Measure D will ultimately kill much-needed rail service and slow progress on the Santa Cruz Rail Trail.
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