Clabes to deliver First Amendment address; UK to honor eight grads for outstanding careers

The State of the First Amendment Address will be delivered by UK alumna Judith G. Clabes (JOU ‘67) on Thursday, September 28 at 6 p.m. in the UK Athletic Association Auditorium located in the William T. Young Library. Clabes is a founding member of the School of Journalism and Media’s Scripps Howard First Amendment Center and the 2006 recipient of […]

Support local high school journalism with a membership in KHSJA

As a new school year starts in our state, Kentucky newspapers again have the opportunity to sponsor their local high schools in the Kentucky High School Journalism Association. KPA established KHSJA 21 years ago to be an advocate for high school journalism in the state. And successful it has been with membership nearing 100 high schools most years. In fact, […]

National Newspaper Week is approaching; material available starting September 25

The 77th anniversary of National Newspaper Week (NNW) runs October 1-7. The annual observance celebrates and emphasizes the impact of newspapers to communities large and small all over. Material will be available for download beginning Monday, Sept. 25 at The content kit contains editorials, editorial cartoons, promotional ads and more, all available at no charge to daily and non-daily newspapers […]

Statement of Ownership deadline just around the corner: File by Sept. 29 then publish subsequently

October 1 is the deadline for paid distribution newspapers to file the Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation form (PS Form 3526) with your postmaster. Since Oct.1 falls on a Sunday this year, plan to submit your form by the close of business on Sept. 29. Remember that paid electronic subscriptions may be included as circulation in postal statements. A paid […]

Into the Issues: With all the competition out there, it might be time to revisit having a motto, slogan

By Al Cross Does your newspaper have a motto? Or a slogan? Do you know the difference? Mottoes, slogans and marketing pitches were common in the days when most big newspapers had competition, as they tried to give themselves a distinguishing character. As the big newspaper markets became monopolized, there was less need for them, but now, when every information […]

Webinars for KPA members at discounted prices

For more information and to register for any of the Online Media Campus webinars below, go to     Headlines That Pop! – Thursday, Sept. 21 | 2-3 p.m. Eastern/1-2 p.m. Central How to Sell the Value of Digital Without Overselling Your Client – Friday, Sept. 29 |2-3 p.m. Eastern/1-2 p.m. Central Automatic InDesign: Part 2 – Friday, Oct. […]

Craigs to be honored October 12 with Al Smith Award

Ryan and Larry Craig, a nephew and his late uncle, are the winners of the 2017 Al Smith Award for public service through community journalism by Kentuckians. The Craigs will be honored Oct. 12 at the Embassy Suites in Lexington, at the Al Smith Awards Dinner of the University of Kentucky’s Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues and the […]

Revenue Models That Work: Challenge of creating the most engaging content while maintaining profits

By Jennifer Nelson, Reynolds Journalism Institute,                                                                                                             […]