Reminder: April is Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky Month

April is PCAK Month April is right around the corner, and that means we will, once again this year, be making available our exclusive media packet from Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky.  The packet includes an Issues Dashboard, samples of print ads, quotes and more.  The report, and the data summary by PCAK will give you a good head-start to cover […]

Distracted Driving Awareness Month — let’s hope people take notice

With nearly 60,000 crashes and 192 fatalities in 2016 caused by distracted driving, Gov. Matt Bevin is again drawing attention to the seriousness of the issue by proclaiming April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Here is a link to the Governor’s proclamation: Telling you about this proclamation by the Governor gives me a chance to resend an article […]

Ky CIR wins award from Investigative Reporters and Editors

Several members of the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting staff, including former Courier-Journal reporter Ralph Dunlop, took top honors in the Radio/Audio – Small Market division in the Investigative Reporters and Editors competition. They won for “The Pope’s Long Con,” an entry the judges said was powerful yet heartbreaking. KCIR also was a finalist with its “Louisville Police Don’t Enforce […]

Free ads help fight newsprint tariffs

The News Media Alliance and the Stop Tariffs on Printers & Publishers (STOPP) Coalition have provided several new ads for newspapers to run in their publications. The ads educate readers on the negative consequences of the recent tariffs imposed on Canadian imports of uncoated groundwood paper, which includes newsprint used by newspapers. These tariffs, set by the Department of Commerce, […]