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  • KPA convention to go 'virtual'

    July 2, 2020

    The 2020 Kansas Press Association Convention and Awards of Excellence are coming to you - with no travel required. Due to the rising numbers of COVID-19 in Kansas and our concern for the health and...

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  • McClatchy expects multiple bids for properties

    July 2, 2020

    By Kevin G. Hall, McClatchy DC A federal bankruptcy judge Wednesday delayed a ruling on whether a group of creditors can sue McClatchy Co. in connection with a 2018 debt refinancing until after...

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  • Three named to newspaper HOF

    June 18, 2020

    Two long-time newspaper publishers and an Associated Press stalwart are the latest selections for induction into the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame. They include Linda Denning, editor and publisher...

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  • The media’s vital role in safeguarding elections

    June 12, 2020

    By Jon Allsop, Columbia Journalism Review

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  • CPJ demands end to assaults on journalists

    June 5, 2020

    The following letter was sent to state and local government officials and police chiefs by the Committee to Protect Journalists: To U.S. Governors, Mayors, and Police Chiefs, We write to you...

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  • AG seeks guidance on KORA cost guidelines

    May 26, 2020

    The Kansas Attorney General’s Office is inviting public comments on proposed new guidance for enforcing the Kansas Open Records Act requirement that the cost of staff time charged for responding to...

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  • End of an era: KPA building sold

    May 26, 2020

    Yielding to the reality that the industry has changed radically over the past two decades, the Kansas Press Association Board of Directors has sold its building in Topeka. While the sale price of $...

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  • We need strong, local journalism

    May 19, 2020

    By Frank Blethen, Seattle Times Over the course of 52 years at the Seattle Times, 39 as publisher, I thought I had seen it all in terms of big stories and damaging crises.

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  • Star's Henneberger is Pulitzer finalist

    May 5, 2020

    By Ren LaForme, Poynter Institute The winners of the 2020 Pulitzer Prizes were announced in atypical fashion Monday afternoon. Melinda Henneberger of the Kansas City Star was a finalist in the...

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  • Young takes over as KPA president

    April 23, 2020

    Following a unique online voting process this past week, new officers and board members have taken over the administrative duties of the Kansas Press Association. Members elected Joey Young, owner...

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