Givens, Smith to join KPA Board in 2017

The KPA/KPS Board of Directors will have two more new members in 2017. Josh Smith, editor of the Three Forks Tradition in Beattyville, which is owned by his family, will be representing District 10. He is filling an unexpired term and will serve through the January 2019 KPA Convention. District 10 includes Breathitt, Knott, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Owsley, Perry and Wolfe […]

Christie’s Effort to Eliminate Newspaper Notice in NJ Stalls

From the Public Notice Resource Center (Editor’s Note: At the end of this article are links to coverage of the issue by New Jersey newspapers, Politico and a message from Governor Christie on posting public notices online.) It isn’t unusual for politicians seeking revenge for negative press coverage to retaliate by sponsoring legislation that would eliminate public notice advertising in […]

Across the ages: Newspapers still deliver

From Nielsen Ever hear the phrase “print is dead”? Well if you check with almost 170 million Americans, they’d tell you that nothing could be farther from the truth. In fact, a recent Nielsen Scarborough study found that more than 169 million adults in the U.S. read a newspaper in a month—whether it be in print, on a website or […]

Witness to an assassination: AP photographer captures attack

Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbilici was attending a photo exhibition Monday when a Turkish policeman opened fire, killing Russia’s ambassador to Turkey. He recounts how he captured the chaotic scene with his camera despite the lethal danger.

Update on Overtime Rule

L. Michael Zinser, President  |  The Zinser Law Firm, P.C. This writer reported recently that, on November 22, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide injunction halting the planned December 1, 2016 effective date of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Overtime Rule. The Department of Labor has now appealed the nationwide preliminary injunction. […]