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Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPA to roast Public Broadcasting executive »
The executive director of Mississippi Public Broadcasting will be roasted by the state press association April 25 at an ev...
Thursday, July 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Next FOI Road Show set for Oxford »
July 25, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information, Contact Layne Bruce , MPA Executive Director 601-981-...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPS enters management contract with Newspaper Association Managers »
JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Press Association Executive Director Layne Bruce has been named Clerk of Newspaper Associ...
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...
Monday, June 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newspapers honored for editorial excellence »
  BILOXI — Newspapers in Jackson, Hattiesburg and Oxford were singled out for excellence in their audience classe...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wilson, Norton to be inducted into MPA Hall of Fame »
The longtime chief executive of the state newspaper trade group and a veteran educator and journalist will be inducted int...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dallas Morning News editor to give convention keynote address »
The editor of The Dallas Morning News will give the keynote address at the Joint Convention of the Mississippi and Louis...
Friday, November 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPA issues statement on House Management Committee stance on contracts »
"We are disappointed in the House Management Committee's decision to keep signed contracts and related costs private from...
Monday, November 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ramsey honoree for 2017 Celebrity Roast »
The longtime editorial cartoonist for The Clarion-Ledger will be roasted by the state press association at a January ben...
Monday, September 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPA introduces #NewspapersLead campaign »
A new survey of Mississippians revealed an overwhelming majority have read or interacted with newspaper media over the cou...
Monday, June 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Norman elected president of MPA-MPS »
BILOXI — The publisher of the Starkville Daily News was elected president of the state newspaper association during its...
Thursday, May 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tiner to be inducted into MPA Hall of Fame »
The former editor of the Sun Herald who led the newspaper's Pulitzer-winner coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrin...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPA to host Day at the Capitol April 7 »
As part of its sesquicentennial year observance, MPA will host a Day at the Capitol Thursday, April 7 , for members and...
Wednesday, November 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
State press corps to roast Congressman Harper »
The state press association will roast Mississippi's Third District Congressman during a benefit for its education foundat...
Monday, June 22, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
McNeece re-elected president of MPA-MPS »
NEW ORLEANS – Joel McNeece of Bruce will serve another one-year term as president of the state newspaper association....
Monday, April 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPA Board Issues Statement on Elimination of Delta State Journalism Programs »
April 13, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION, Contact: Layne Bruce , Executive Director Mississippi Press Association 60...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement on SB 2407 as amended by House Committee on Public Health and Human Services »
March 3, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION, Contact: Layne Bruce , Executive Director Mississippi Press Association...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
BNC Editorial Division awards criteria released »
Criteria for the 2014 Better Newspaper Contest is now available at MPA's contest website . The deadline to enter the co...
Saturday, January 31, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winter roast raises over $30K for journalism education »
JACKSON – One of Mississippi's most respected statesmen was honored at a Celebrity Roast held by the state's newspaper pre...
Monday, September 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bruce elected secretary of NAM »
  MPA’s executive director has been elected secretary of Newspaper Association Managers, Inc., a consortium of North...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bruce publisher elected MPA-MPS president »
BILOXI – The publisher of The Calhoun County Journal in Bruce was elected the 142nd president of the Mississippi Press Ass...
Friday, May 23, 2014
BNC goes online in 2015 »
The advertising and editorial contests administered by MPA will move online in 2015 for both entry submission and judging....

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