New executive director set to shepherd HSPA into future

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I had an interesting conversation with an artist over the weekend. He constructed multimedia portraits of antiquated jobs—there was a newspaper boy on his...

‘A true gentleman’: Steve Key retires as HSPA executive director

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Ruth Witmer Hoosier State Press Association With less than two weeks to go before retiring from HSPA, Steve Key’s desk, normally stacked with deep layers of...

‘It’s been a good ride’: Reflecting on 30 years of representing HSPA

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– 30 – The traditional mark of the end of a newspaper story. 30 – The number of legislative sessions I’ve lobbied on behalf of the...

HSPA going forward — proud of our legacy, blazing new trails

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The Capitol Dispatch By Amelia McClure Few institutions in American culture are more steeped in tradition than journalism. The profession, inextricably tied to our country’s democracy...

2022 Better Newspaper Contest deadline April 28

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Entries are now being accepted for the 2022 HSPA Better Newspaper Contest. Forms have been sent out to newspapers via email and snail mail...

2022 session ends in draw over newspaper public notices

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The Indiana General Assembly action on public notices basically ended in a draw for Indiana newspapers. On one hand, HSPA was able to block...

Transparency issues log gains, losses at Statehouse

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The 2022 Indiana General Assembly actions concerning government transparency contained a little good and a little bad. Hoosiers will now have the right to...

$1,000 HSPA Foundation Legacy Scholarship application deadline April 8

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Children, grandchildren of HSPA-member newspaper employees, contractors eligible Any child or grandchild of an HSPA-member newspaper employee or independent contractor is invited to apply for...

Debate over future of public notices in newspapers deferred to summer

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Amended S.B. 283 passes Senate 48-1 Barring something unusual, the legislative debate over whether public notices should remain in local newspapers or move to government...

HSPA targeting bills focused on Open Door Law, access

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HSPA has less than a dozen bills it’s targeting after legislation has passed the winnowing process of being passed in the chamber where it...