July 22, 2015
The St. Louis American's Newspaper In Education program has been honored with a World Young Reader Prize by WAN-IFRA for the STEM feature it creates and delivers inside printed newspapers each week to urban schools in St. Louis. Twenty-two newspapers will be recognized for innovative programs at the WAN-IFRA conference in Mumbai, India on Sept. 3.
Read about all of the honorees and observations on the state of worldwide newspaper engagement with young readers here.
July 12, 2015
Missouri Press and its partners will bring Missouri newspapers 11 new educational features/series this coming school year! From the Magna Carta to the Declaration of Independence, Digital Literacy, Agriculture and more. YOUR newspaper will be a terrific educational resource for teachers and families in your community!
Find a copy of the NIE calendar in the July Missouri Press News magazine or visit the NIE Calendar link on our website!
April 26, 2015
Take your readers on a road trip inside your newspaper this summer and you could share in $4,000 in newspaper incentives for publishing the Newspaper In Education series Missouri Road Trip 2015: Every Hero Has a Story.
This new 11-part series, created in partnership with the Missouri Division of Tourism, will introduce Missourians who made significant accomplishments in their lifetimes and the places they once called home. Families that read the series will have the opportunity to win prizes.
For the first time, Missouri Press Foundation will award $4,000 in incentives to Missouri newspapers for participating in the project. Every Missouri newspaper member of the Missouri Press Association that publishes the complete series in print will be entered into a drawing to win: one $1,000 award, two $500 awards, four $250 awards and 10 $100 awards.continued...
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.
February 25, 2015
Missouri Press and the Missouri School of Journalism have collaborated again this year to produce student editorials commemorating Newspaper In Education Week, March 2-8.
Editorials written by 16 students are available, along with short biographies of the student writers and their photos.
To access the editorials, visit www.mo-nie.com and use download code: nieops. Please include student bylines when using the editorials.
Also at www.mo-nie.com, you can download past editorial cartoons donated by the Columbia Daily Tribune's John Darkow, using download code: mocartoon.
Friday July 31st
Can you spot MPA’s editor, Bryan Jones in the first photo? That’s right, editor by day, drummer by night! You can see Bryan and the other members of Dixieland Garage perform Dixieland jazz Thursday, Sept. 10 during the 2015 Missouri Press Association Annual Convention. Link
Thursday July 30th
#tbt to a sunny August afternoon in 1966 when MPA members and friends joined together for the dedication of the Arrow Rock Print Museum. The keynote speaker of the day was Congressman Paul Jones of Kennett, now deceased. Link
Tuesday July 28th
Is the mail on time in rural areas? U.S. Link