Application deadline Feb. 4 for college journalism reporting fellowship this March in D.C.

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The Hoosier State Press Association Foundation will sponsor an Indiana college journalist for a reporting fellowship this spring. The deadline to apply is 5...

Deadline extended to Jan. 28 for summer 2022 Pulliam Internship applications

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The HSPA Foundation announces applications are being accepted for the Eugene S. Pulliam journalism internship program. Internships will be awarded to 10 students. These students...

HSPA LEGAL HOTLINE: Regardless of numbers, city council committees are subject to Open Door...

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The following questions were submitted by a Westfield resident, the Tribune-Star (Terre Haute), and the Indianapolis Business Journal:  Regardless of numbers, city council committees are...

S.B. 283 challenges preservation of public notices in newspapers

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H.B. 1101 fulfills pledge to modernize state’s public notice policy Unfortunately, the Hoosier State Press Association faces another challenge to the preservation of public notices...

Transparency, privacy concerns at odds in mixed bag of proposed public access legislation

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Legislation filed for the 2022 Indiana General Assembly concerning the public’s right to know is a mixed bag – some positive and some negative. On...

State Supreme Court ruling allows agencies to cherry pick employee discipline info

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The choice of words in the past can come back to haunt us. Case in point is last week’s Indiana Supreme Court ruling in a...

2022 public notice rate charts available

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The state Board of Accounts has released the charts for public notice rates. You can access these charts here. HSPA also sent out copies of the...

HSPA proposing bill that will modernize public notice statute

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Hoosier State Press Association will propose a bill to modernize the public notice statute (I.C. 5-3-1) to reflect technological changes in how Hoosiers obtain...

Legislation restricting identification of juveniles may be filed in 2022 session

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Legislation restricting the identification of juveniles, either those facing a petition alleging juvenile delinquency or those who are victims of crime, may be filed...

HSPA hires Amelia McClure as future executive director, general counsel

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The Hoosier State Press Association has hired Amelia Dieter McClure as government relations counsel. She will work with executive director and general counsel Stephen...