April 30, 2015
April 26, 2015
Take your readers on a road trip inside your newspaper this summer and you could share in $4,000 in newspaper incentives for publishing the Newspaper In Education series Missouri Road Trip 2015: Every Hero Has a Story.
This new 11-part series, created in partnership with the Missouri Division of Tourism, will introduce Missourians who made significant accomplishments in their lifetimes and the places they once called home. Families that read the series will have the opportunity to win prizes.
For the first time, Missouri Press Foundation will award $4,000 in incentives to Missouri newspapers for participating in the project. Every Missouri newspaper member of the Missouri Press Association that publishes the complete series in print will be entered into a drawing to win: one $1,000 award, two $500 awards, four $250 awards and 10 $100 awards.continued...
April 20, 2015
Show-Me Press Association will meet June 12 at Old Kinderhook in Camdenton, Missouri.
The agenda features Jonathan Groves, Communication Professor at Drury University in Springfield. Jonathan will cover all the bases you need to know to develop a social media strategy. Attendees will learn economic development coverage strategies from John Beaudoin, Economic Development Communications Director of Lee's Summit. Then, you will get time to network and gain more information in the "Brews and Views" round table discussions.
The MPA/MPS/MPF Boards will meet the morning of June 12. See agenda for full details and to register.
April 15, 2015
The National Newspaper Association has received word from House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-LA, that repeal of the Estate Tax will reach the House floor Thursday afternoon. The bill is H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015 by Reps. Kevin Brady, R-TX, and Sanford Bishop, D-GA.
If the estate tax is of concern to your newspaper or your publishing family, please contact your House member immediately to ask for a yes vote on HR 1105. You can find contact information for your representatives at www.house.gov.
Tonda Rush NNA CEO and General Counsel
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April 13, 2015
Join us for the 2015 Porter Fisher Golf Classic on Thurs., June 11!
Please join us at the golf course by 11 a.m. Box lunches will be provided before teeing off.
Please send your registration form and check to Missouri Press Foundation, 802 Locust St., Columbia, MO 65201; or pay by phone with a credit card, (573) 449-4167. Please make checks payable to Missouri Press Foundation.
Mulligans may be purchased at the course before teeing off. Prizes will be awarded after tournament. Please consider a contribution to the tournament prize/trophy fund. You may donate money or items. Your gift will be acknowledged at the golf course and in MPA publications.
See you on the course!
April 12, 2015
SEMO Press Association meeting in Cape Girardeau July 16
Registration begins 3 p.m. in the University Center on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University.
Programming includes "Newspapering Nuts and Bolts" with Gary Rust of Rust Communications; Sports photography and "Live streaming vs. YouTube video sharing" with Fred Lynch of the Southeast Missourian; and developing a marketing campaign that works with Beth Chism of the Perryville Republic Monitor.
Mark your calendar! View the meeting schedule and register today!
Wednesday May 6th
"Now the company has a presence on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube. Most gratifying, the Missourian finds that revenue from these digital offerings is growing faster than print, says Miller. Link
Tuesday May 5th
Missouri Press Service is honored to be selected as one of Reynolds Journalism Institute's 2015-2016 institutional fellows! Link
Tuesday May 5th
Missouri Press, in partnership with Missouri Division of Tourism, is offering newspapers the opportunity to win $4,000 in incentives for publishing a summer Newspaper In Education series, Missouri Road Trip 2015: Every Hero Has a Story. Check it out! Link