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WASHINGTON — President Obama said Thursday he was troubled by the possibility that leak investigations may "chill" investigative journalism and said he had asked Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. to review Justice Department guidelines for going after reporters or their records.
Dena Sattler, editor and publisher of the Garden City Telegram, was elected president of the Kansas Press Association Board of Directors Saturday at the association's annual convention in Topeka.
When it comes to covering a crisis, former newspaper editor and publisher Bill Brown said it's best to never have one.
But, when that's impossible, his next best suggestion is to never let it happen on a Sunday, because newspaper staff might not be available.
The Awards of Excellence Contest Saturday night included six sweepstakes award winners in both news and advertising.
Three professional journalists — a former Kansas State University educator, a former Associated Press bureau chief and long-time Manhattan newspaper publisher — were inducted into the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame Friday night at the annual meeting of the Kansas Press Association.
A distinguished Kansas editor and editorial writer, Emerson Lynn Jr. of the Iola Register, died this morning (April 24, 2013). He was 88.
COCOA BEACH, Fla. -- Al Neuharth changed the look of American newspapers when he founded USA Today, filling the newspaper with breezy, easy-to-comprehend articles, attention-grabbing graphics and stories that often didn't require readers to jump to a different page.
The Newspaper Association of America released the findings of a landmark study by Nielsen that compares the ability of major media, including television, radio and social media, to engage audiences. The study looks at consumer engagement with media content – and importantly, compares each medium’s ability to engage consumers with advertising. This side-by-side advertisement scoring will aid marketers and agencies in assessing media by their ability to engage consumers who seek and respond to advertising not just by audience numbers alone.
Painfully slowly, not all that surely, but still, a new business model for newspapers is taking shape.
MANHATTAN -- Birgit Wassmuth will be the next director of the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Kansas State University. She will start her new job in June.
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