Reserve Your Copy: Public Access Handbook

The handbook on Indiana’s public access laws is available. In partnership with the Office of the Public Access Counselor, and Indiana Attorney General, the Hoosier State Press Association will...

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Low-Budget Sales Training Options

I was sitting in a restaurant, getting caught up on email and social media waiting for a former colleague to join me for dinner. As I did my thing, I couldn’t help but overhear a conversation...

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Generate Stories from Financial Reports

This is the season for publication of annual financial reports by local government units, except for schools which publish their reports in the fall. Newspapers have been publishing these reports as...

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Judicial Broadcast & Records Rulings

In-Court Tweets Allowed The Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications issued an advisory opinion addressing whether the Rule 2.17 prohibition against the broadcast of court proceedings should...

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Cost & Availability of Records at Issue

Among the more than 1,600 bills filed with the 2017 General Assembly, The Hoosier State Press Association (HSPA) is following a number that would either impact the cost of obtaining records or what...

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Attacks on Public Notice Ads Continue

By Steve Key Hoosier State Press Association Every January, I brace for new attacks on the philosophy of public notice advertising in the General Assembly. Some attacks have been broad; bills...

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