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Despite a plea in the Kansas Publisher and last week's Kansas Press This Week, not a single newspaper in Kansas has filled out a brief survey from the Kansas Press Association designed to identify how newspapers are using new digital tools in their operations.
STAFFORD — Frank D. Smiley, 81, died Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Leisure Homestead, Stafford. He was born Dec. 22, 1933, in Stafford the son of Roy Morris and Edith Eugena (Jean) Fletcher Smiley. A 1952 graduate of Stafford High School, he married Marilyn A. Beltz on Aug. 30, 1952, in Stafford. She survives.
The Kansas Press Association will be able to install new carpet, replace baseboard and do other repairs in the basement level of the building after negotiations with the insurance company.
Chad Lawhorn, long-time Lawrence Journal-World reporter and columnist, has been named managing editor of the newspaper.
Last Saturday night at the Kansas statehouse, as the legislature’s agonizing budget deliberations dragged on into a record-tying 107th day of the session, it was Stephen Koranda’s turn to buy pizza for his colleagues in the press corps. The meal didn’t set him or his employers at Kansas Public Radio back too much: It was only “a couple of pizzas,” he said.
Josh Umholtz is the new publisher of the Independence Daily Reporter.
If you or one of your staff members wants to participate in the Russell Viers-led two day training session this summer on the use of Adobe products such as InDesign, PhotoShop, Bridge, Illustrator and Acrobat Pro, you need to hurry. It is filling up fast.
WASHINGTON—The National Newspaper Association has again called for measurement of on-time delivery of rural mail.
Millennials are a hot topic at the moment, and with good reason. Numbering about 80 million, individuals born between the years 1980 and 2000 are becoming increasingly important to society. Of particular interest is how millennials interact with media and their potential impact on the news market. Most people seem to think that millennials are abandoning print for online publications, but is this really the case?
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