National Newspaper Week 2019

National Newspaper Week 2019 will be observed Oct. 6-12. This year's theme is "Think F1RST - Know Your 5 Freedoms." In addition, this is a great opportunity to focus on the value your local newspaper brings to your community. The local news, sports and event coverage...

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2019 AMA Winners Announced

Attached are the releases from the Alabama Press Association announcing all winners in the AMA editorial, advertising, online and magazines contests. Awards were presented Saturday, June 29 at the awards banquet during the Summer Convention. Congratulations to all our...

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In Response to Sutton Editorial

The Alabama Press Association Board of Directors voted today to censure Goodloe Sutton and suspend the association membership of The Democrat-Reporter. The members have a right under the bylaws to address the question of expulsion of the newspaper at the next...

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2019 APA Media Awards Editorial and Advertising Contests

The 2019 APA Media Awards Advertising Contest is now open and accepting entries. The editorial portion of the contest is also open and the magazine contest will be opened on January 23. Click here to visit the contest portal. This year, there were changes made to...

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Nominations sought for 2019 APA Lifetime Achievement

The APA board of directors is seeking nominations for the Alabama Press Association Lifetime Achievement Award for 2019. The award was established in 2003 to honor and recognize outstanding service and accomplishments spanning a career in journalism in Alabama. The...

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September 2018 AlaPressa

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

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