June 26, 2015
May 22, 2015
Make plans today to attend the 2015 Ozark Press Association Meeting on Friday, July 17, 2015 at Drury University in Springfield! We have an afternoon packed with great information from Paul Berry of the Springfield News-Leader, Dale Freeman (former editor) and Jean Maneke!
That evening we will enjoy a Springfield Cardinals game, bring family or friends for a fun filled evening with food and networking with the group!
May 14, 2015
Join us for the 2015 Porter Fisher Golf Classic on Thurs., June 11!
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!
April 1, 2015
Because of certain technical difficulties yesterday with the MOPRESS.com site, a limited number of potential entrants were not able to upload their entries to the Better Newspaper Contest template by 11 p.m. last night, March 31.
Those technical issues have been addressed and the template will REMAIN ACTIVE FOR UPLOADING ENTRIES THROUGH 11 p.m. TONIGHT, APRIL 1
To upload your entries, go directly to BetterBNC.com
Complete instructions, rules and categories are located inside the BetterBNC template. However, if you would like hard copies of the rules and categories please go to the contest information page.
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
Monday June 29th
Former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson: Internet Vulnerabilities Remain, via Public Notice Resource Center newsletter Government officials have known about the vulnerabilities the internet faces since at least 1998, when seven young hackers – bearing names like Space Rogue, Weld Pond and Brian Oblivion – testified before the United States Senate that “any of the seven individuals seated before you” could take the internet down with 30 minutes of well-choreographed keystrokes. Fred Thompson, the Tennessee Republican who chaired the Senate panel in 1998 and left Congress in 2003, said in a recent interview that internet security is the kind of problem the government has trouble fixing. “Number one, it’s very difficult, and number two, there’s no immediate political payoff for anyone,” he said. The vulnerability of technology users at the highest levels of government is a stark reminder of the value of publishing printed versions of public notices in newspapers. The newspaper and press association websites which host public notices may also be vulnerable to being taken offline, so the online postings are best used as an adjunct to the printed notice, because printed notices remain independent, archivable,accessible and verifiable. Read the related article written by the Washington Post by clicking on the link. http://www.pnrc.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/These-hackers-warned-the-Internet-would-become-a-security-disaster.-Nobody-listened.-The-Washington-Post-20150623.pdf Link
Friday June 26th
Thursday June 25th