Start a Literacy Movement in Your Community

August 26, 2015

 Promote reading this International Literacy Day, Sept. 8, with a new feature from Missouri Press and the International Reading Association. This year's feature offers young readers and families ideas for encouraging reading and for initiating a community service project. It also provides links to resources from the International Literacy Association.

To download the feature, visit www.mo-nie.com and use download code: literacyday.

 
 

Missouri Newspaper In Education program earns International Recognition

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.

 
 

MPA Newspaper In Education Calendar Now Online

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!

 
 

This will be a rewarding summer

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.

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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.

 
 



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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Monday August 31st

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