Tributes to Dave Taylor continue, on TV and a collection of his columns

You’ve read through these pages and in the Hancock Clarion, the story of Dave Taylor, the Clarion news editor and the District 3 representative on the KPA Board. More news comes this week as we follow his columns on “What I learned from dying.” First, the Hancock Clarion announced it was making an all-in-one link to Dave’s columns that the […]

Former Herald-Leader advertising VP/KPA VP passes away

(Please note: The information below was compiled by the South Carolina Press Association and Kentucky Press Association staffs. Kim served as Vice President of both associations. The obituary is not yet available as of Friday morning.)  Kim Young Woods passed away on Nov. 27, 2021. Kim, former vice president of Advertising for the Herald-Leader/HL Media was elected KPA Vice President […]

Morgan, Perkins join news staffs at Danville, Frankfort

Fiona Morgan joins Advocate Messenger; Emily Perkins now with the State Journal Fiona Morgan has joined The Advocate-Messenger as a reporter. She will be covering news, features, and more throughout Boyle County. She studied journalism and art at Asbury University in Wilmore, She was a news editor for the student newspaper, The Asbury Collegian, and loved learning and writing about […]

Reporters Committee seeks responses to legal needs of journalists survey

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press — a nonprofit that provides free legal resources to journalists — asks news organizations to complete this survey gauging the legal needs of journalists. The Reporters Committee has a grant from the Knight Foundation to study the legal needs of our industry as part of an effort to expand the Protecting Journalists […]

E&P looking for ’25 under 35′ to recognize industry leaders of tomorrow

Each year, Editor & Publisher recognizes the next generation of news publishing leaders as we look for young, bright, and capable people who can tackle whatever the changing climate throws at them. E&P is then honored to  feature them in our February issue and on all of our multimedia publishing platforms. But E&P needs your help in nominating those who you […]

News Media Alliance, National Newspaper Association agree to combine forces on postal, public policy

The News Media Alliance and National Newspaper Association, both long-standing newspaper advocacy organizations with Washington, D.C., area offices, have created a joint policy group to assist their members in the newspaper industry with postal issues and public policy. NNA, founded in 1885 as Newspaper Editorial Association, will take the lead on postal issues, an area of expertise for its entire […]

Covering a meaningful meeting? Give the story a substantive lead

By Jim Pumarlo, Newsroom Trainer Newspapers smartly are promoting their roles as government watchdogs to reinforce their strengths in the fractured media landscape. I join the chorus: Vibrant coverage of public affairs is at the foundation of vibrant communities. The theme was underscored in a couple of recent webinars. What do you lose without a community newspaper? As one editor […]