The new year will signal a new beginning for Carol Zimmermann, who has accepted a position with The Tablet newspaper as its senior national correspondent. Zimmermann is in the final stretch of concluding her 30-year run with Catholic News Service as the agency is poised to close its U.S. operation on Dec. 31.
Membership Drive Opens to Readers of The Tablet
Members will receive an assortment of benefits that brings them closer to the newspaper and their community. Among the highlights are tickets to special events, a signed copy of the new book, “Chasing Church News” by The Tablet’s Editor Emeritus Ed Wilkinson, and invitations to the Bishop’s Christmas Luncheon and annual editors’ roundtable reception.
Oregon’s Catholic Sentinel and El Centinela Newspapers to Shut Down Oct. 1
The Portland-based Catholic Sentinel and El Centinela newspapers will close Oct. 1, reflecting a national transition in Catholic communications, according to a news release issued jointly July 21 by the Archdiocese of Portland and Oregon Catholic Press.
Journalists Attend Meeting to Discuss Future Without ‘Catholic News Service’ in U.S.
U.S. Catholic media professionals left a July 7 roundtable discussion with more information about a newly announced Catholic news wire service from Our Sunday Visitor (OSV), but overall there were many unanswered questions about what it will look like and how the changes will affect the Catholic media landscape.
Currents News Nominated for Three NY Emmy Awards
The Currents News team was nominated for three NY Emmy Awards on Thursday, June 30 — the most nominations received in a single year for the nightly program.
Archdiocese Of New York Shuttering Newspaper
Catholic New York, the biweekly newspaper of the Archdiocese of New York, will cease publishing in November, the archdiocese announced on May 19.
Dutch Priest Proposed as Patron Saint of Journalists
Among the 10 men and women Pope Francis will proclaim as the Catholic Church’s newest saints is a Dutch priest and journalist who stood his ground against Nazi ideology and paid for it with his life.
A Big Loss for Catholic Journalism On All Levels
Catholic News Service recently reported a story about itself — and the news wasn’t good.
Catholic News Service to Cease Domestic Operations at Year’s End
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops announced to staff May 4 a dramatic reorganization of its communications department, including the closure of the Washington and New York offices of Catholic News Service.
The Tablet Switches Printers: Now Bigger, Brighter, Better
Readers of the printed version of The Tablet may have noticed a few changes. Color and photo reproduction is considerably higher quality, and delivery is faster.