2018 AlaPressa

October 2018

In this edition:

  • Nominate someone for APA’s Lifetime Achievement and Emerging Journalist awards
  • New owner at the Blount Countian
  • Marshall County papers join forces to hos debate
  • Archibald and Wright honored at Auburn University
October 2018

September 2018

In this edition:

  • National Newspaper Week
  • Statement of ownership filing due for Oct. deadline
  • Community college sued on open records violation
  • Newsprint tariffs reversed
September 2018

August 2018

In this edition:

  • Newsprint tariffs remain as high as 20 percent
  • Journalists invited to apply for Media Law School fellowships
  • “My summer at the Hartselle Inquirer”
  • Shed light on the epidemic of suicides
August 2018

June 2018

In this edition:

  • 2018 summer convention
  • Alabama newspaper executives lobby against newsprint tariffs
  • Judge orders Alabama to release lethal injection information
  • How to hire a millennial
June 2018

May 2018

In this edition:

  • Registration now open for 2018 summer convention
  • Prestridge named publisher in Greenville
  • Bob Davis leaving The Anniston Star for public radio
  • AG opinion limits open records to Alabama citizens
May 2018

April 2018

In this edition:

  • APA Summer Convention coming in July
  • Proposed APA bylaw amendment to be presented at the Summer Convention
  • Newspapers join forces in Frist Amendment fight
  • The Clayton Record is back
April 2018

March 2018

In this edition:

  • APA Media Summit recap
  • Kenneth Boone named new APA President
  • New paper tariffs could cost jobs at U.S. Publishers
  • BNC Advertising and Magazine deadlines approaching
March 2018

January 2018

In this edition:

  • ALLDOT communications chief meets with APA board
  • Fort Payne and Scottsboro move to three-day printing cycle
  • Garner named publisher of The Atmore Advance
  • Newspaper publishers invited to visit updated public notices site
January 2018

2017 AlaPressa

November & December 2017

In this edition:

  • ALLDOT communications chief meets with APA board
  • Fort Payne and Scottsboro move to three-day printing cycle
  • Garner named publisher of The Atmore Advance
  • Newspaper publishers invited to visit updated public notices site
Nov/Dec 2017

October 2017

In this edition:

  • APA unveils new public notice website
  • Pulse of America ressearch will drive sales for you
  • Raycom Media, CNHI announce merger
  • Nomiations begin for APA’s inagural Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Ellis named publisher of the Valley Times News in Lanett
October 2017

September 2017

In this edition:

  • Boone newspapers in Texas hit with flooding from Hurricane Harvey
  • Southern Star honored by Ozark City Council
  • Cherokee County Herald sold
  • Cox named publisher in Scottsboro
  • Valley Times-News sold
  • Martin retires from The Montgomery Independent
  • Start planning now for National Newspaper Week: Oct. 1-7
  • Greer named president of AEJMC
September 2017

July / August 2017

In this edition:

  • APA Summer Convention back in Alabama
  • Changes coming for APA’s public notice website
  • Patterson named publisher in Albertville
  • Troy University student journalists win national and regional awards
  • Two newspapers celebrate milestone birthdays
July / August 2017

May 2017

In this edition:

  • Convention registration is open
  •  APA welcomes two new staff members
  •  Citronelle publisher to run for state legislature
May 2017 AlaPressa

April 2017

In this edition:

  •  APA Summer Convention returns to Orange Beach
  •  APA says farewell to two staff members
  •  Clayton Record sold
  •  Goldsmith wins Chopped Junior
  •  Advocate receives Media Excellence Award
  •  Progressive Era sold out
  •  Gulf State Park Lodge on track for 2018 opening
  • APA Journalism Foundation board meets at Miles College
April 2017 AlaPressa

March 2017

In this edition:

  •  APA elects new officers
  •  APA welcomes new active and associate members
  •  Alabama entrepreneurs showcase products, talents at APA summit
  •  UA launches new journalism CAMP
  •  Bobo and Cargile inducted into the Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor
  •  Rainsville publisher elected House Majority Leader
  •  Fight fake news with the real thing
March 2017 AlaPressa

2016 AlaPressa

Nov./Dec. 2016

In this edition:

  • Ayers steps down as AnnistonStar publisher
  • Ruff and Weaver to receive APA Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Sharing initiative
  • Auburn journalism students take an impressive road trip
  • Hartselle names new publisher
  • Alabama Media Group donates photo collection to Archives
  • Bolton named to NNA board
Nov./Dec. 2016 AlaPressa

October 2016

In this edition:

  • Montgomery Advertiser has new leadership
  • Nominations sought for 2017 APA Hall of Honor
  • Do you need a postal statement review?
  • Learning Experience
  • WWI story available for News Content
  • Sharing initiative
  • Nominate someone for APA’s Lifetime Achievement award
  • APA’s website gets a fresh, new look
  • National Newspaper Week should be every week
  • Good idea: Refurbished news racks
October 2016 AlaPressa

August 2016

In this edition:

  • New Overtime Rules looming
  • Who is preserving our history?
  • State Records Commission has protected public records since 1955
  • Gordon completes internship in Hartselle
  • Mobile reporting: Apps for Journalists 2016
  • Scott Goldsmith announced as President and Managing Shareholder of JamisonMoneyFarmer PC
August 2016 AlaPressa

July 2016

In this edition:

  • Summer Convention a success
  • DuBois elected to APA board
  • Garrison to run for Hartselle mayor
  • A soldier’s D-Day story
  • Study reveals advertising with newspapers triples ad campaign effectiveness
  • Knight retires after 52 years as newspaperman
  • Judge rules lawsuit against Gulf State
  • Park hotel due for dismissal
  • APA attorney Bailey honored
July 2016 AlaPressa

May 2016

In this edition:

  • 2016 Summer Convention coming soon
  • Baker named publisher at Tallapoosa Publishers, Inc.
  • Griesbach awarded J. B. Stevenson Scholarship for 2016
  • Newspapers’ role in the local political landscape
  • Ethics Commission deserves applause for transparency
May 2016 AlaPressa

April 2016

In this edition:

  • Make plans to attend the 2016 APA Summer Convention
  • Ethics Commission meetings now available online
  • Cullman Tribune sells to CullmanSense
  • Turner new editor of Opelika-Auburn News
  • APA members head to Cuba
  • APA Journalism Foundation Board visits Auburn University
  • English marks 25 years at APA
  • Cook and Free win it all
April 2016 AlaPressa

March 2016

In this edition:

  • APA elects new officers and board for 2016
  • Do you need a postal statement review?
  • New publisher named in Jasper
  • Summit showcases Alabama products and talent
  • Scottsboro makes Newseum’s Top 10 twice in two weeks
  • Daily Home editor dancing for a good cause
  • Opelika-Auburn News finalist in Second Street Award
  • Revenue Resources Revisited
  • Public records come with stipulations
  • Birmingham Times sold
  • APA welcomes six new associate members
  • Troy University changes requirements for MBA program
March 2016 AlaPressa

January 2016

In this edition:

  •  Cox and Moore will receive APA Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Pulitzer-winning co-author of ‘Race Beat’ will speak at Troy University next on Feb. 11
  • Summit to feature first-ever Alabama Products Showcase
  • APA Journalism Summit program recognizes Alabama Pulitzer winners
  • Hall of Honor set for Saturday, Jan. 30
  • Gulf State Park convention center challenged in lawsuit
  • Series available for young readers
January 2016 AlaPressa

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