2017 Best Advertising Contest

Indiana Newspaper Advertising Executives Association & HSPA Foundation Best Advertising Contest Contest Deadline: 5 p.m. EDT Friday, June 16, 2017 Awards Gala: Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 Annual...

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2017 Public Notice Advertising Workshop

Join the Hoosier State Press Association for the 2017 Public Notice Advertising Workshop. Session and registration information is available below. Sign-up by June 5th!   Newspaper * Payment...

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Free Ideas Generate Ad Dollars

One of top reasons I like attending conferences is the opportunity to exchange ideas with my peers. As a sales rep, I managed to earn many Hoosier State Press Association (HSPA) awards by taking...

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Newspapers an Enemy of the People?

Indiana newspapers must do a better job of explaining how we do our job as journalists. Prior to a recent Senate committee hearing, I was joking with the chairman about how appreciative I was that...

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Can the Watchdog Still Bite?

By Mark Massa Thomas Jefferson, no stranger to being savaged in the press, once famously remarked that if forced to choose between a government without newspapers or newspapers without government,...

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Hall of Fame to Induct New Members

A two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, a newspaper trailblazer, an innovative storyteller and columnist who moved readers to action are among the 2017 inductees of the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame....

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Wife of Former HSPA Director Dead at 86

Marcia Ellen (Huston) Cardwell, Indianapolis, passed away March 8, 2017. She was born in Kokomo, Indiana on March 21, 1935 to Donald and Julia Huston. She graduated from Kokomo High School in 1952...

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