100 years of the Index-Journal, community journalism: 'A Family Affair' opening at The Museum
As one of the last family-owned newspapers in South Carolina, "A Family Affair – A Century of Publishing a Daily Newspaper" looks at the origins and evolution of the Lakelands' number one source for local news and information.MORE
Richmond paper celebrates its 165th anniversary with a dynamic special section
As part of its ongoing 165th anniversary celebration, the Richmond Times-Dispatch ran a special 12-page section in the Sunday, June 14, edition.
The comprehensive publication included historic front pages, factoids, events and a behind-the-scenes glimpse of our team, as well as information about our multi-platform products, updated branding and community involvement. In addition to informing readers about the many Times-Dispatch services, "RTD @ 165" serves as an innovative model section for local companies interested in telling their stories, and a primer for new hires and company guests.MORE
Anniversary edition takes readers back 125 years
The Watauga Democrat celebrated 125 years of publication with a gala and museum exhibit, plus a front page in the style of its early days, complete with authentic fonts, typography and design. It also produced a special section revisiting stories of local significance from the past.MORE
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America's Newspapers – the association formed from the merger of the Inland Press Association and Southern Newspaper Publishers Association – was ceremonially launched October 6 at its inaugural annual meeting in Chicago.
Dean Ridings will be its chief executive officer, effective Nov. 11.
America's Newspapers unites two of the oldest press associations to form one of the industry's largest advocates for newspapers and the many benefits to their communities, civil life, freedom of expression and democracy.
"Newspaper journalism provides a voice for the voiceless, challenges elected officials, shines a light on government, calls for change when change is needed, and exposes corruption and injustice," said Chris Reen, the president and publisher of The Gazette in Colorado Springs who will serve as the first president of America's Newspapers.More
New association launches today;
SNPA-Inland merger is complete
A new association formed by the consolidation of SNPA and the Inland Press Association was officially launched today. The name of the new association will be announced on Oct. 6 at the association's first annual meeting in Chicago.
Edward VanHorn, SNPA's executive director, said that the merger unites two of the country's oldest press associations into a progressive new organization that will use its bigger and more powerful voice to be an unapologetic advocate for newspapers.More