News & Announcements

March 2018

KPA joins coalition to fight newsprint tariffs

March 20, 2018

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Kansas Press Association has joined a coalition of the printing, publishing and paper-producing industries in the United States to fight proposed countervailing duties and anti-dumping duties on imports of Canadian uncoated groundwood papers including newsprint and other papers.

Dary, Kansas author-journalist, dead at 83

March 20, 2018

David Dary, a respected journalist and prolific author who shepherded the University of Oklahoma journalism program's transition from a school to a degree-granting college, died Thursday. He was 83.

AOE plaques: we'll mail them for cost

March 4, 2018

We have dozens of plaques from the Awards of Excellence contest that weren't picked up at the Kansas Press Association annual convention.

Help us with Editor Salary Survey

March 4, 2018
The Kansas Press Association is now gathering information on the salaries paid to editors in Kansas.

Wade named publisher of Capital-Journal

March 4, 2018

Stephen Wade began his career as an intern at The Topeka Capital-Journal. He is returning to be the newspaper's newest publisher.

Free content ready for National Sunshine Week

March 4, 2018

National Sunshine Week has been celebrated every March since 2005, thanks to the hard work of the American Society of News Editors.

January 2018

KPA, NMA, NNA fight newsprint tariff placement

January 31, 2018

The Kansas Press Association has been working with the National Newspaper Association and the News Media Alliance — the newspaper industry’s representatives — on how to react to the announcement that tariffs are being placed on all newsprint from Canada because of a dispute over one competition with one U.S. mill.

Help us identify best open government advocates

January 15, 2018

The 2018 session of the Kansas Legislature is under way, so the Kansas Press Association is asking members to help us identify the legislators who we can count on to stand behind an open government agenda.

Pulitzer winner Mike McGraw dead at 69

January 8, 2018

Mike McGraw, a longtime Kansas City Star reporter whose insatiable quest to expose wrongdoing spanned four decades, prompted congressional investigations and prodded changes in government policies, died Saturday evening of cancer.

AG Schmidt rules on recess meetings issue

January 4, 2018

Government bodies can’t conduct private meetings that span several days – as the Wichita school board did last February – according to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.