News & Announcements
Kent Bush, who oversaw the consolidation of three newspapers in Butler County into one, has been named publisher of the Shawnee (Okla.) News-Star.
Glenn Ray German, former publisher of the Coffey County Republican in Burlington, died Monday night, Dec. 29, 2014, at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kan. He was 73.
LAWRENCE -- Every member of the Kansas Press Association will have access to coverage of the Kansas Legislature during the upcoming session.
Last year, University of Kansas journalism students supplied nearly 100 stories to the KU Statehouse Wire Service. The wire service then distributed the stories to about 20 media outlets throughout the state.
The 2015 Item Request sheet was inadvertently left out of the dues packets. You may download it here.
We apologize for the error.
Newspapers in Kansas are fighting to obtain records on county commission candidates and on marriage license applications.
The Kansas Press Association is winding down the active phase of its project to retrieve the pictures of Kansans killed in Vietnam for a "Wall of Faces" display at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
This past weekend, transparency advocates and Freedom of Information Act bill supporters finally convinced Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) to drop his objections, and the Senate passed the reform bill.
The Kansas Sunshine Coalition for Open Government has named Topeka media law attorney Michael L. Merriam as recipient of the Coalition’s “Above and Beyond Award” for Merriam’s career-long contributions to promoting and defending open government.
The award will be presented at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the auditorium on the first floor of the Statehouse.
Scott Wesner and Scott Wood have teamed up once again to buy a Kansas newspaper, this time the Coffeyville Journal.
Last month, they bought the Independence Daily Reporter, following the death of longtime editor and publisher Herbert A. “Hub” Meyer III. Stephen McBride has been named publisher.