Deadline for contest approaches


HSPA-member newspapers have until 5 p.m. Friday, July 27, to enter the Better Newspaper Contest.

The contest period covers content published from July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012.

The Foundation must receive all electronically submitted and mail-in entries by the July 27 deadline.

The rules brochure newspapers received by mail includes detailed explanations for entering the contest through

Editorial staff members should mark their calendars for Saturday, Dec. 1, for the annual Newsroom Seminar and Better Newspaper Contest Awards Luncheon.

The event will again be at the Indianapolis Marriott North. More information on the News­room Seminar will follow in the fall.

If you did not receive your Better Newspaper Contest packet by mail, call HSPA Foundation at (317) 803-4772.