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Bylines
Monday, September 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reeves named publisher of Vicksburg Post »
Tim Reeves has been named publisher of The Vicksburg Post and president of Vicksburg Newsmedia, LLC. Reeves, a native of...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tolley departing Clarion-Ledger for SC »
Executive editor Brian Tolley has announced he is leaving The Clarion-Ledger for the same position at sister papers base...
Thursday, August 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clark named general manager of Packet Media »
COLUMBUS – Columbus Packet Managing Editor Jeff Clark has been named the General Manager of Packet Media, LLC. As the gen...
Sunday, July 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taylor named publisher of The Clarion-Ledger »
Jason Taylor, president of the Chattanooga Times Free Press, will be the new president and publisher of The Clarion-Ledger...
Monday, July 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clarion-Ledger publisher to retire from Gannett »
The Clarion-Ledger publisher Leslie Hurst is retiring after four years in Jackson and nearly 30 years with the newspaper's...

Newspapers
Wednesday, March 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MSU, JCJC papers win top honors in student contest »
The student newspapers at Jones County Junior College and Mississippi State University were recognized as the best in thei...
Monday, March 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Holmes County Herald sold »
By Matthew Breazeale Holmes County Herald LEXINGTON – Longtime publishers and owners of the Holmes County H...
Wednesday, December 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gulf Coast weeklies sold to Campbell Newspapers »
Campbell Newspapers, LLC, of Gilbertown, Ala., is pleased to announce the acquisition, effective Jan. 2, 2018, of three pu...
Tuesday, August 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minor Prize winners to appear at Sept. 15 symposium »
Five winners of the Bill Minor Prize will take part in a Sept. 15 symposium on the campus of Millsaps College in Jackson....
Saturday, January 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newspapers honored for Advertising Excellence »
JACKSON – Five newspapers have been recognized for excellence in the membership classes during the annual Better Newspaper...

Industry
Tuesday, June 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
'People, Politics & The Press' to focus on journalism and democracy »
For Immediate Release For more information contact: Stuart Rockoff, Executive Director Mississippi Humanities Counci...
Thursday, July 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New postal hubs announced for newspapers »
Community newspapers using the mail received the second good-news announcement of July recently when the Postal Service an...
Sunday, February 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women's Council to honor Overby with Legacy Award »
Tickets available for dinner featuring award-winning chefs   OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss Women's Counc...
Friday, November 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Van Anglen named Deep South Editor for AP »
ATLANTA (AP) — Jim Van Anglen, news editor for The Associated Press in Georgia and Alabama, has been promoted to the newly...
Monday, September 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Athlon Media aquires Parade Magazine »
NASHVILLE – Athlon Media Group (AMG) today announced it has entered an agreement to purchase Parade and Dash magazines...

MPA-MPS
Saturday, June 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newspapers, journalists honored for editorial excellence »
NEW ORLEANS — Newspapers in Jackson, Hattiesburg, Oxford, and Charleston were singled out for excellence in their audience...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Second FOI Road Show is May 10 in Jackson »
April 20, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information, Contact Layne Bruce , MPA Executive Director 601-981...
Saturday, February 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPA, Meridian Star to present FOI Road Show »
Promoting transparency in government and a better understanding of Mississippi’s sunshine laws is the goal of a public wor...
Saturday, January 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newspapers honored for excellence in advertising »
Five newspapers have been recognized for excellence in their membership classes during the annual Better Newspaper Contest...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Press Association to roast Attorney General »
Mississippi’s top law enforcement official will be roasted by the state press association at a January benefit for its edu...

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Greene County Herald publisher dies at 78 »
Friends and family continue this week to mourn the passing of longtime Greene County Herald owner and publisher Leola Ma...
Tuesday, July 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mitchell, former Belmont publisher, dies »
BELMONT – Mariel Wayne Mitchell , 77, died Monday, June 23, 2014, in Tupelo, after a long illness. He was born Septembe...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Longtime Leakesville editor dies »
LEAKESVILLE – Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 26 at Freeman Funeral Home for John Franklin Turner,...
Friday, May 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Collins editor Jimmy Goff dies »
Funeral services for Mr. James Rodgers (Jimmy) Goff, 84, of Collins, were held Monday, May 19, 2014, at First Baptist Chur...

Press Releases
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Make-A-Wish® Mississippi and Watertree Health® Announce 2017 March Madness Bracket Challenge »
Ridgeland, MS – Make-A- Wish® grants the most heartfelt wishes of children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditi...

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People, Politics & the Press: A Civic Engagement Summit

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