Click here from your tablet, smartphone or desktop computer to access the April 11 digital edition of The Indiana Publisher.
Highlights in this issue:
• Indiana lawmakers amend the Ag Gag bill to remove criminal defamation and change the education bill to keep publication requirements for school district financial reports.
• Outgoing HSPA Board of Directors President Greg Morris urges publishers to work with HSPA to fight the attack on public notices. “This year’s legislative attack is just the beginning of a protracted fight that will need your full attention and response,” Morris writes in his News Biz column.
• HSPA’s efforts to preserve public notice advertising include an upgrade to its public notice website. In order to make the website a success for all newspapers, HSPA needs PDF’s of member newspapers pages.
• In his Key Points column, HSPA Executive Director and General Counsel Steve Key says Indiana’s citizen legislature demonstrated its professionalism with several recent bills affecting Indiana newspapers.