Tuesday is deadline to file your Statement of Ownership with USPS

Paid newspaper members: The deadline to complete and file your annual U.S. Postal Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Form 3526)  with your postmaster is Oct. 1. This form must be published in your newspaper as follows: Dailies and 2-3 Times Weekly: by Oct. 10 Weeklies: by Oct. 31 Kentucky Press Association members must also mail or email KPA a copy […]

Another good decision by the Supreme Court about Kentucky’s Open Records law

Kentucky legislature can’t block newspaper’s appeal to see sex harassment records By John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader The Kentucky Supreme Court handed the Lexington Herald-Leader a significant victory Thursday in its open records battle for documents related to sexual harassment allegations inside the state legislature. The high court upheld the Franklin Circuit Court’s right to hear an appeal by the newspaper for records from a […]

Newspapers Get Serious! Time to take a look toward the future

Singles out work by Al Cross, Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues By Kevin Simp Like many of you reading this column, I’ve been in the newspaper business a long time. I began delivering daily papers for the Johnson City (Tennessee) Press-Chronicle when I was eight years old. It’s amazing my parents allowed me to deliver papers after my […]

To hyphenate or not to hyphenate: AP changes stance on the dash

By Kristen Hare, Poynter Institute Hyphen defenders (or is it hyphen-defenders?), take heart. The Associated Press is reversing some of its March 2019 guidance on how we use the wedding band of the punctuation world. “Thanks to input from our users, we are reversing our decision to delete the hyphen from ‘first-quarter touchdown’ and ‘third-quarter earnings,’” AP Stylebook Editor Paula […]