News & Announcements
The Kansas House passed by a vote of 113-10 House Bill 2555, which would open to public scrutiny the probable cause affidavits used to support arrest warrants. These records have been closed in Kansas for close to more than three decades, even though they are open court records in most states
Over the past year, newspapers have transformed.
We told the world that we were going to evolve, adapt and remain essential. We have done just that. Not only are newspapers still delivering on that promise, they are thriving as innovation and new ideas drive our success – across all platforms.
Howard Kessinger, long-time editor and publisher of the Marysville Advocate, died of complications of Huntington's Disease Feb. 22, 2014 at a hospital in Lincoln, Neb. He had been fighting the disease for years and had been battling pneumonia the past several days.
Two long-time Kansas newspaper editors, Ray Call of the Emporia Gazette and Bob Greer of the Protection Press, died this weekend.
Call, 82, died Friday in Emporia.
Greer, long-time editor of the Protection Press, died Saturday at the Comanche County Hospital in Coldwater. He was 88.
Times-Sentinel Newspapers LLC has acquired the East Wichita News, a long-standing monthly newspaper and the newspapers in Basehor and Bonner Springs have merged.
LAWRENCE — Eric Adler of the Kansas City Star and the staff of The Ottawa Herald are the winners of the 2013 Burton W. Marvin Kansas News Enterprise Award.
The award, given since 1974 by the William Allen White Foundation, is named in honor of the foundation’s first director and a former dean of the University of Kansas School of Journalism & Mass Communications. It was presented Feb. 7 during William Allen White Day activities at KU.
COLUMBIA, MO—Two-thirds of residents in small towns across America depend upon their local newspaper for news and information, according to the National Newspaper Association’s most recent newspaper readership survey.
In 2014, I believe the news industry will be marked by creativity.
I’ve heard this over and over in my conversations with publishers, advertisers and journalists. We’re already seeing big ideas being implemented, and the industry as a whole is eager to collaborate in developing better consumer experiences and more unique product offerings.
Malcolm Gibson, a retired Kansas University journalism professor, is a self-proclaimed “Africanist.” He traveled to the continent in 1969, '71 and '93. He climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, interviewed Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg and hitchhiked over much of east Africa, finding stories along the way.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Kansas Press Association has joined 47 other press associations representing daily and weekly newspapers across the country in voicing opposition to an advertising tax proposal, saying it "would severely undercut the economic power of advertising to generate sales and support jobs."