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  • KPA has a snazzy camera for sale ... half price!

    November 13, 2018

    The Kansas Press Association has a sophisticated camera for sale. It's a Canon EOS 60D camera with a TAMRON lens and RODE microphone and a carrying backpack and all the cables. Click on the picture...

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  • New ad commission structure gains attention

    November 13, 2018

    While the Kansas Press Association’s decision to change its commission structure has not borne fruit yet, the change will still make our rates more competitive as more agencies and clients learn...

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  • Deadline for special award nominations is Dec. 1

    November 13, 2018

    The deadline is Dec. 1 to make nominations for the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame, the Clyde M. Reed Jr. Master Editor Award and the Gaston Outstanding Mentor Award. To qualify for the Hall of Fame,...

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  • How to rebuild trust in media proves tricky

    September 11, 2018

    Figuring out just how to rebuild Americans’ trust in media is proving to be a tricky question. The Knight Foundation and Gallup shared their latest findings on mixing the perfect potion, after...

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  • KPV buys four central Kansas newspapers

    August 24, 2018

    Kansas Publishing Ventures (KPV) has entered into an agreement to purchase the Hesston Record, Harvey County Independent and The Ledger in Moundridge from Robb and Martha Reeves. Closing is set for...

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  • KPA changes advertising sales approach

    August 24, 2018

    In an attempt to reverse the trend of declining advertising placements in its member newspapers, the Kansas Press Association Board of Directors voted at its July meeting to change the commission...

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  • Join the KPA staff at the Kansas State Fair

    August 24, 2018

    The Kansas Press Association has a deal for you. Join some of our staff members at the Kansas State Fair on Sept. 14 and we’ll provide you with a free lunch before you head out to enjoy the fair. “...

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  • Keeping weapons out of newsrooms

    August 22, 2018

    By Jay BenderFor many years I have advocated that newspapers implement measures to keep strangers out of newsrooms.  My initial advocacy was provoked by my observations around the state that many...

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  • First Amendment Coalition questions ruling

    August 6, 2018

    The First Amendment Coalition (FAC) on Friday filed a “friend of court” brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, urging that court to reverse a federal district court ruling that jeopardizes...

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  • Is it time for a federal shield law for reporters?

    July 27, 2018

    By Margo Harris, News Media AllianceIn February 2018, the Department of Justice notified New York Times reporter Ali Watkins that her email and phone had been seized as part of a leak investigation...

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