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March 25, 2015

 
 

Register Today: Porter Fisher Golf Classic

March 24, 2015

Join us for the 2015 Porter Fisher Golf Classic on Thurs., June 11!

The event is scheduled Thurs., June 11 at Lake Valley Golf and Country Club in Camdenton, Mo. The cost is $65 per golfer, which includes lunch and cart.

Please join us at the golf course by 11 a.m. Box lunches will be provided before teeing off.

Please send your registration form and check to Missouri Press Foundation, 802 Locust St., Columbia, MO 65201; or pay by phone with a credit card, (573) 449-4167. Please make checks payable to Missouri Press Foundation.

Mulligans may be purchased at the course before teeing off. Prizes will be awarded after tournament. Please consider a contribution to the tournament prize/trophy fund. You may donate money or items. Your gift will be acknowledged at the golf course and in MPA publications.

See you on the course!

 
 

Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations

March 23, 2015

 

Do you know a great photojournalist, with a connection to Missouri, who should be recognized for his or her work? A Photojournalism Hall of Fame nomination form can be downloaded here. Nominations must be submitted by April 30.

The Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame endeavors to recognize those people who have made outstanding contributions to Missouri photojournalism, and to provide an exhibit venue to showcase these visual reporting pioneers, and the work of current photojournalist. The nomination process is open and nominees may be living or deceased. Send nominations to:

 

Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame c/o Missouri Press Foundation 802 Locust Street • Columbia, MO 65201

 

 

 

 

 
 

Sunshine Week is March 15-21

March 10, 2015

 

Make plans now to join news organizations across the country in observing Sunshine Week March 15-21.

Participate in the discussion about the importance of access to public information and what it means for communities.

A national Sunshine Week toolkit will be available free to Missouri Press Association members. The toolkit contains high-impact stories, a commentary piece, informational graphics and editorial cartoons, all spearheaded by The Associated Press, The McClatchy Company, USA TODAY and Gannett Co., Inc.

In addition to running nationally created materials, Missouri Press Association newspapers are encouraged to publish local Sunshine Week editorials, stories, columns, cartoons and graphics. This is an opportunity to inform readers about the role the local newspaper plays in fighting for their right to know and keeping government accountable to the public.

The Sunshine Week toolkit is a free resource available to any participant including, but not limited to, professional and student journalists working in any medium; bloggers; civic and non-profit organizations; schools; and government officials.

Please note that permission to use these materials covers only the seven days of Sunshine Week (March 15-21, 2015).

For more information, including logos, editorials and cartoons to run in your publication, visit continued...

 
 

March is Women's History Month

March 4, 2015

 March is Women's History Month and Missouri Press has added 12 new features to its series on the First Ladies of America. 

The series now includes features on 24 women who served in that role, beginning with Martha Washington. Use one or all of the features.

Each year, we're adding to the series, made possible by a donation from The Joplin Globe.

To access the First Ladies of America series, visit mo-nie.com and use download code: ladies.

 
 

Thoughts and Prayers Extended for Tom Schweich

February 26, 2015

The Missouri Press Association offers its deepest sympathy on the passing of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich.

Thoughts and prayers are extended to Mr. Schweich's family, co-workers, friends and colleagues.

Sincerely,

The Missouri Press Association

 

 
 

Online Store Feature

2015 MPA BOUND Newspaper Directory

An alphabetical resource guide to all of the newspapers in the state of Missouri. $45.00

 

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Thursday March 26th

"Newspapers contribute to the fabric of the community by driving local conversation, creating shopping habits, and informing the public of local events, said Paul Kasbohm, senior vice president/chief revenue officer of the Star Tribune. 'If anyone's going to win in the local marketplace, it should be newspapers. Link

Thursday March 26th

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Wednesday March 25th

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