KPNS hits 64,000 stories shared, doesn’t include several thousand editorials also offered

The Kentucky Press News Service, a rather unique approach to allowing newspapers to share news stories hit a milestone this week. It’s not passed 64,000 stories shared since the service began on October 1, 2009.

News stories were shared from the beginning and a few years later, editorials were added to the offerings. In all, the news and editorials shared among participating newspapers would exceed 70,000.

In some cases, perhaps in most cases, participating newspapers don’t pay for the service. But depending on how the stories are shared or in what platform there could be a minimal charge to access the stories.

David Greer is the administrator for KPNS and has been from the beginning. If you’d like information on how your newspaper can join KPNS, or if you want more information about the costs that could be involved, email David at dgreer@kypress.com

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