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Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame

December 16, 2014

Missouri Press Foundation has updated our page for Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame inductees. You may now view each inductee's profile, biography and available photographs on the official website for the Photojournalism Hall of Fame by browsing inductees by year, or browsing inductees alphabetically. Please take a look!

Photojournalists who have made outstanding contributions to Missouri journalism are recognized in the Hall. Their work is showcased along with other exhibits about photojournalism.

The Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame endeavors to recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to Missouri journalism, and to provide an exhibit venue to showcase these visual reporting pioneers, and the work of current photojournalists.

 

 
 

Donate Today - Giving Tuesday with Missouri Press Foundation

December 9, 2014

  

Missouri Press Foundation reached our #GivingTuesday goal! Thank you to everyone who supported our campaign to fund our 2015 William E. James Missouri Outstanding Young Journalist Awards. With your donation, we will recognize young talent and encourage quality newspaper journalism in Missouri. You made #GivingTuesday a great day for Missouri newspapers and Missouri Press Foundation!

While we successfully reached our campaign goal, Missouri Press Foundation continues to accept donations to encourage Missouri journalism. Click the link below to donate today! Thank you for your participation in helping us reach our goal!

 

 

Thank you for your contribution. Sincerely,Missouri Press Foundation

 
 

McCaskill, Blunt to Postal Service: Postpone Planned Closings

December 1, 2014

United States Senate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDECEMBER 1, 2014 Contact:John LaBombard (McCaskill): 202-228-6263Amber Marchand: (Blunt): 202-224-1403 McCaskill, Blunt to Postal Service: Postpone Planned Closings

Senators demand Postal Service delay consolidation of mail processing facilities afterInspector General’s report indicates lack of transparency, inadequate impact studies, failure to properly inform public WASHINGTON – Missouri U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt, along with a bipartisan group of Senate colleagues, today demanded a delay in the planned consolidation of up to 82 U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail processing facilities after the USPS Inspector General found the Postal Service failed to fulfill its obligations to adequately study the impact of the consolidations, and failed to inform the public of those impacts. “We strongly urge the USPS to delay implementation of any mail processing consolidations until feasibility studies are completed and there has been adequate time for public comment and consideration of those comments,” the Senators wrote. “Completed feasibility studies should include service standard impacts worksheets based on the revised service standards expected to be published on January 5, 2015. There is no reason that the USPS cannot delay its consolidations to provide time for the public to see and comment on the service standard worksheets. It is only fair to allow the process to unfold in this way, and the USPS gains little by deciding to continue the consolidation process on its current, arbitrary timeline.” The letter, available continued...
 
 

Technology Academy with Russell Viers

October 21, 2014

The Missouri Press Foundation is sponsoring a Technology Academy 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6-7 at Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia.

The Technology Academy with Russell Viers is in two weeks and there is only ONE SPOT LEFT!Viers will explain the Adobe Creative Suite and take you through the most popular programs (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge and Acrobat XI Pro). He will give you time saving techniques you can take back to your newspaper and use immediately. The 2014 MPF Technology Academy is limited to the first 15 who register and there is only ONE spot left. REGISTER TODAY! Most Adobe training cost hundreds of dollars for one session. You will only pay $99 registration per person for two full days of training (lunch included).A special rate of $99 (breakfast included) has been secured for lodging the night of Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Stoney Creek Inn, 2601 S. Providence Road. Classes will be at Stoney Creek Inn. Please call 1-800-659-2220 by Oct. 17 and reference the Missouri Press Association group rate.Questions? Contact Melody Bezenek at 573.449.4167 or mbezenek@socket.net

 
 





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2014 MPA BOUND Newspaper Directory

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

 

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