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    July 22, 2014Missouri Press Association Convention Coming! September 25-27

MPA Convention Coming September 25-27 in Columbia, Mo.  Up, Up and Away! Missouri Press Association is rising to new heights to help our members!     Register today for the MPA Convention in Columbia, Mo. on September 25-27. We'll have great sessions and speakers, on-site newspaper design consultation, business and leadership panel discussions, tour and dinner at Les Bourgeois Winery in Rocheport, Mo., Hall of Fame banquet and contest awards, and much... continued...
 

    July 17, 2014Save the Date! The Walter B. Potter Sr. Conference: Innovation and Transformation in Community Newspapers

The Walter B. Potter Sr. Conference: Innovation and Transformation in Community Newspapers

information from The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute is inviting industry professionals to the second Walter B. Potter Sr. Conference this fall and the price of admission is two successful ideas - proven winners that generated revenue, boosted readership or improved your operation. The Potter Conference will... continued...

 

    July 14, 2014Missouri Press Association announces Hall of Fame inductees

For Release July 14, 2014

Missouri Press Association announces Hall of Fame inductees  

Six newspaper people, including two husband-wife teams, will be inducted this fall into the Missouri Press Association Newspaper Hall of Fame.

The induction reception and banquet are scheduled 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, during the 148th annual Convention of the Missouri Press Association (MPA) at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia. This will be the 24th group to be inducted into the Newspaper Hall of Fame, which was established by MPA in 1991.

This year's inductees are David Bradley, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of News-Press & Gazette Company, St. Joseph; Judy Dixon, Festus, a... continued...

 

    July 9, 2014Coming to Springfield July 18th! Don't miss out! Sign up for the Ozark Press Association Meeting Today!

Jonathan Groves and Jean Maneke are lined up to speak at the Ozark Press Association meeting on July 18th at Drury University in Springfield!  Download the registration form and see the full agenda here.

Learn how to develop a Social Media Strategy and best practices to use for Online Journalism sites from Jonathan Groves, Associate Professor of Communication at Drury University.   

Jean Maneke will be doing what she does best and answering your questions and giving advice on legal matters at your... continued...

 

    June 12, 2014Getting Started with NIE Workshop July 17

 With the anniversary to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, World War I commemorations, the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in November, and more, this coming school year will be another great year for reaching out to young readers in your community.

Now is the time to start planning and Missouri Press would like to help.

If you would like to start a Newspaper In Education partnership with your schools or have a new staff person who needs a little help, we've got a training for you. We will offer a Newspaper In Education Basics workshop on Thursday, July 17... continued...

 

    June 11, 2014Get Two Speakers For the Price of One at Northwest Press Meeting

See Russell Viers and Rob Anfinson on June 20 at The Station on Northwest Missouri State University campus in Maryville.  The deadline to register is June 18.  Email newspaper information and attendee name(s) to the Tarkio Avalanche at avalanche@rpt.coop
 

    June 4, 2014Flag Etiquette feature for Flag Day

In 1885, a public school teacher came up with the idea to celebrate America's "Flag Birthday" with his students in Wisconsin. Flag Birthday and Flag Day commemorations spread across the country to celebrate the adoption of the Stars and Stripes on June 14, 177

In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed a presidential proclamation recognizing Flag Day as the anniversary of the Flag Resolution of 1777. Missouri's own President Harry Truman signed an Act of Congress on Aug. 3, 1949, designating June 14 as National Flag Day.

Missouri Press has a feature that teaches about the United States flag.... continued...

 

    June 3, 2014 MPA Porter Fisher Golf Classic Approaching!

The MPA Porter Fisher Golf Classic is just A FEW DAYS AWAY!

GOOD NEWS: We still have room available for a few more four-person teams. So, get your buddies together, register, and get ready for some golfing fun!The event is scheduled Thursday, June 26, at Eldon Country Club. Cost is $40 per golfer, which includes lunch and cart. Lunch is noon and tee time is 1 p.m.There will be a putting contest; hole-in-one, closest to the pin and longest putt prizes; and 50-50 tickets for sale. Any profit from the event or... continued...

 

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