Press Association Reports Disappointing Session

Press Association Reports Disappointing Session

The 2017 General Assembly session was generally disappointing from HSPA’s point of view. After a promising start, the New Voices student press freedom bill died in the Senate; public notice advertising took another hit in an education bill, and government secrecy...
Statistics Tell a Bright Story

Statistics Tell a Bright Story

By Pete Van Baalen I’ve always found statistics to be fascinating, which is probably an outgrowth of my love of baseball. Baseball is a sport that is nearly obsessed with stats, from batting averages to consecutive games played total number of home runs hit....
WPTA TV Files Appellate Brief

WPTA TV Files Appellate Brief

Fort Wayne, IN (June 21, 2017) – WPTA TV has filed an appellate brief with the Court of Appeals of Indiana, seeking removal of a lower court order prohibiting the station from broadcasting a courtroom audio recording of criminal proceedings involving a local...
Free Health-Related News Resource

Free Health-Related News Resource

Side Effects public health news service – an initiative of WFYI Public Media – is now offering reporting for republication at no charge to Indiana newspapers through an agreement with the Hoosier State Press Association. In a recent issue of the Indiana Publisher,...
Something Wrong in Purdue Acquisition

Something Wrong in Purdue Acquisition

By Steve Key Have you ever had the feeling something’s not right, but can’t quite put your finger on why? That’s the feeling I have concerning actions of Purdue University taken during the last days of the General Assembly connected to its planned acquisition of the...