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The Arkansas Press Association was founded in 1873 to serve the newspapers of Arkansas. The primary function of APA is to serve its member newspapers by providing to them information and training opportunities to allow them to grow, develop and compete in the marketplace.

* APA Spotlight

2014 Arkansas Media Directory

The 2014 Arkansas Media Directory is now available. The Arkansas Press Association is in the process of removing online purchasing options, so please do not attempt to purchase the publication via APA's website. Copies of the new directory may be purchased by contacting the APA headquarters: 501.374.1500 or kathy@arkansaspress.org. Produced annually, the Arkansas Media Directory is the only complete listing of its kind in the state and a rarity among other states, compiling detailed, comprehensive information on all of the media in the Arkansas—newspapers, news bureaus, broadcasters, television stations, college newspapers and magazines. Roughly 150 other corporate, governmental, advocacy and educational organizations are also included in the section profiling APA's associate members.

* APA News

News-Editorial Contest winners announced

The winners of the 2014 Better Newspaper News-Editorial Contest were announced July 12 during the Arkansas Press Association Awards Luncheon at the Embassy Suites in Hot Springs. The luncheon concluded this year's SuperConvention. Click the link below for a complete list of this year's winners:

Winners of the 2014 Arkansas Press Association Better Newspaper News-Editorial Contest

New Freedom of Information Handbooks available

The 16th Edition of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Handbook is now available. Copies may be obtained from the Arkansas Attorney General, 200 Catlett Prien Tower Building, Little Rock, AR 72201; 501.682.2007; Fax: 501.682.8084; website: www.arkansasag.gov. Copies may also be obtained from the Arkansas Press Association, 411 South Victory, Little Rock, AR 72201; 501.374.1500; Fax: 501.374.7509, and can be downloaded from the "Publications" section of this website: arkansaspress.org/publications.

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* Upcoming Events

Arkansas Recycling Coalition Annual Conference

The Arkansas Recycling Coalition will present its 24th Annual Conference and Trade Show Monday, Sept. 29-Wednesday, Oct. 1 at the Inn of the Ozarks Conference Center in Eureka Springs. Follow the link below for more information.

24th Annual ARC Conference and Trade Show

The Arkansas Press Association is a founding member of the ARC and is represented on its board.