SNPA - Inland Annual Meeting

What newspapers must do to keep public notices

Eric Barnes and Brad Thompson
Eric Barnes and Brad Thompson

Breakout session: Monday, Sept. 11
SNPA - Inland Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, Colo.

With Eric Barnes, publisher & CEO, The Daily News Publishing Company, and Brad Thompson, president & CEO, Detroit Legal News Company

The threat to public notices has never been more dire. During this Monday afternoon breakout session at the SNPA - Inland Annual Meeting, learn about the current state of public notices and the practices that every paper must embrace to help the industry successfully respond to the siege on this traditional pillar of government transparency.

Our presenters:

  • Eric Barnes is publisher and CEO of The Daily News Publishing Company, which, through its five newspapers in Tennessee, is the largest publisher of public notices in the state. He is also president of American Court and Commercial Newspapers, president of the Tennessee Press Association, and an author of novels and short stories.
  • Brad Thompson is president and CEO of Detroit Legal News Co., which publishes 10 legal newspapers in Michigan and also has a large commercial printing division. He is president of the Public Notice Resource Center, immediate past chairman of Printing Industries of America, president elect of the Michigan Press Association and a board member of the National Newspaper Association.

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