2021 News Archive

  • Trust depends on who publishes stories

    June 14, 2021

    By John Gramlich, Pew Research Center Americans see a variety of factors as important when it comes to deciding whether a news story is trustworthy or not, but their attitudes vary by party...

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  • Small papers can get in on donor funding

    June 9, 2021

    By Frank Mungeam, LMA chief innovation officer Myth: Only large publishers can realistically hope to fund critical local journalism through philanthropy. The Sun Herald in Biloxi, Miss., proved...

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  • A restaurant? It's food for thought

    June 8, 2021

    Evelyn Mateos, Editor & Publisher In 2019, Maisie Crow and Max Kabat were the new owners of the weekly Big Bend Sentinel in Marfa, Texas. Crow, a documentary filmmaker, and Kabat, a co-...

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  • Are you signed up for KPA-CPA joint convention?

    May 18, 2021

    The first-ever joint convention of the Colorado Press Association and Kansas Press Association is scheduled for this Thursday and Friday, May 20 and 21. Once again, it will be a virtual convention.

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  • 9-year-old loves printed newspapers

    April 20, 2021

    By John Shelman, Cowley CourierTraveler For some young students, getting online with friends or watching a TV program after school marks the high point of their day. But 9-year-old Marco Lozano of...

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  • Report looks at trust in media

    April 14, 2021

    The deep divides over trust in the news media are usually portrayed as largely ideological. Democrats are seven times more likely than Republicans to say they trust the mainstream media, and...

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  • Kansas, Colorado to collaborate on 2021 convention

    March 25, 2021

    The continuing threat of the COVID-19 virus has resulted in a decision by the Kansas Press Association Board of Directors to again have a virtual convention in 2021. The new twist is that...

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  • Hiatts buy Baxter Springs newspaper

    March 17, 2021

    Larry and Sharon Hiatt, publishers of the Columbus News-Report, have announced their acquisition of the Cherokee County News-Advocate and SEK Voice from Gannett Co., Inc. The Cherokee County News-...

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  • NMA applauds JCPA reintroduction

    March 16, 2021

    A bill titled the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act has been reintroduced in Congress. The bill, sponsored by House Antitrust Chairman David Cicilline (D-RI), Ranking Member Ken Buck (R-CO...

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  • Sunshine Week is March 14 to 20

    March 5, 2021

    Sunshine Week was launched in 2005 by the American Society of News Editors — now the News Leaders Association — and has grown into an enduring initiative to promote open government. Join the Kansas...

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