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Arizona Newspapers Association trust.txt file checker

Does the Arizona Newspapers Association have a trust.txt file? Location of trust.txt file ananews.com/trust.txt File in place? NO FILE Should the Arizona Newspapers Association post a trust.txt file? If you want your members to be seen by the platforms and advertisers to be more trustworthy by virtue of their membership, then yes. (Learn more on this site by looking at…

Sample Press Association trust.txt status

Does the Sample Press Association have a trust.txt file? Location of trust.txt file samplepress.org/trust.txt File in place? NO FILE Should the Sample Press Association post a trust.txt file? If Sample Press Association has members, and wants those members to be seen by the platforms and advertisers to be more trustworthy by virtue of their membership, then yes. (Learn more on…

How to use the trust.txt plugin

This post will show you how to use the trust.txt plugin in WordPress. (If for whatever reason you can not use the plugin and want to post your trust.txt file directly into your root directory, the instructions for that are here.) Before you get started, you will need two things: Your WordPress login Your trust.txt file If you do not…

Associated Press members

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Welcome AP members! AP membership, as you know, is not just a way of sharing news. It is also a sign of trust. People understand that level of trust does not come easy. The only problem in the modern, digital world is that the very symbol of trust that is membership in the AP is not visible as an…

How to Post a trust.txt file on a WordPress site (with root access)

We will have a different post for publishing on WordPress from a plugin, but this different. This is how to post your trust.txt file when you have access to the hosting service. What’s the difference? Even if you have the highest level of administrative access on your WordPress account, you can’t use that to place text files in the root…

Colorado Press Association members page

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Welcome members of the Colorado Press Association! First, congratulations on being a member of the CPA. In the current climate of mistrust in news, your membership means a lot. It means that you have standards, and that you are a member in good standing of a group that also has high standards. People understand that level of trust does not…

First Board Meeting Minutes

This is the first post of a series that I am calling simply: Transparency. As you can see for yourself in the minutes below, at the inaugural board meeting, one of the things we decided was to embrace the concept of radical transparency. It’s not as radical as it once was, as lots of organizations are embracing it. It has…

How to post a trust.txt file on a Wix site

If you publish your site using the Wix platform, this page has step-by-step instructions for you on how to get your trust.txt file onto your site. The first step, of course, is to create your trust.txt file. If you are a member of JournalList, we can create your first one for you.From there, just follow these instructions, created by Ralph Brown,…